I am looking for resources that teachers can use in classes and came across this great site. They have a youtube channel as well. Their site also has information to support families including a booklet for siblings and a medication tracker, and information on Evidence Based Medicines. Their sections on each condition is well put together. Teen Mental Health
2013 NAMI National Convention WebsiteThis year’s theme is "Together We Can Make a Difference". The convention will be held in San Antonio at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, June 27-30.
There are still a few openings for the BASICS class. Call to reserve your spot!
NAMI Basics Class
April 11, 2013 to May 16, 2013
6 week class will meet weekly on
Thursdays, 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Call 427-8020 - Registration is Required
BASICS is a new education program for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses. Designed to give parents the tools to make the best possible decisions. The course consists of six classes, each lasting for 2 ½ hours.
A wonderful hour-long discussion, of serious mental illness is available from Charlie Rose. It features Dr. Eric Kandel, Nobel Prize winner in medicine; Elyn Saks, famous USC Law Professor and author who has schizophrenia; Kay Redfield Jamison, famous psychologist and author who has bipolar disorder; and three accomplished researchers including Helen Mayberg who talks about electrical stimulation of area 25 in the brain in treatment of depression. Schizophrenia, bipolar and depression are all discussed in the program.
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