Educational Family Discussion Group Topics

Topics for Upcoming Family Discussion Group

Calendar:

Each week from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm in the NAMI Conference Room on the second floor of the Mental Wellness Center, 617 Garden St. Santa Barbara, NAMI Family to Family facilitators will lead discussions on various topics of interest to families who struggle with issues related to a family member’s mental health disorder.  Each week a different topic is discussed using informational handouts as a discussion guide.  These sessions are free, open to the public and don’t require advanced registration.

Upcoming topics are:

April 23 - How to Elicit Cooperation from Ill Relative
April 30 - How to Practice Self-Care

May 7 - Understanding LPS Conservatorships
May 14 - Understanding Housing Options in S.B. County
May 21 - How Caregivers are Impacted by Mentally Ill Loved Ones  
May 28 - Understanding Crisis Intervention Training

For more information contact Tom Franklin, tefrfc@gmail.com.

We Need Your Ideas for Topics/Speakers for Monthly NAMI “Speaker” Meeting

What Topics around mental illness or mental health would you like to know more about?  The whole purpose of our monthly speaker program is to provide interesting and important information about topics of interest to our members.  Please take a few minutes to send us any recommendations you have and we’ll do our best to create a program to address the topic.  Please send your thoughts to:  tefrfc@gmail.com

Mental Wellness Center
617 Garden Street, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101