May
28
Tue
NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program @ Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session education program for family, partners, friends and significant others of adults living with mental illness. The course is designed to help all family members understand and support their loved one living with mental illness, while maintaining their own well-being.

To register, call: 716-226-6264

Reservation is required. Space is limited and it is important to attend all 12 sessions.

Jun
3
Mon
F2F AMHERST Family-to-Family Class
Jun 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

National best-practice award-winning 12-week class for family members of those living with serious, persistent mental illness. Space is limited. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for the course, which is taught by experienced, trained family members. Classes cover everything from diagnosis and medications to legal and health system concerns, and how to support your loved one for the best possible outcomes, as well as wellness and stress management for caregivers. Participants need to commit to attending all 12 weeks of class, barring an emergency.

Topics include:
– illnesses; incl. schizophrenia, major depression,
bipolar disorder, panic/anxiety disorder,
obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline
personality disorder, PTSD
– coping skills such as handling crisis and relapse
– basic info about medications and working with
treatment professionals
– listening and communication techniques
– problem-solving techniques
– recover and rehabilitation
– caregivers’ self-care around worry and stress

Brief video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ae1ru1SBaaI

Family-to-Family classes are offered several times a year. Again, PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. For more information, or to register, call 716-226-6264 or email namibuffalony@gmail.com.

If you cannot attend this class and would like notice of future classes, contact our office to be placed on the list for advance notification.

Jun
4
Tue
NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program @ Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session education program for family, partners, friends and significant others of adults living with mental illness. The course is designed to help all family members understand and support their loved one living with mental illness, while maintaining their own well-being.

To register, call: 716-226-6264

Reservation is required. Space is limited and it is important to attend all 12 sessions.

Bd of Directors
Jun 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

NAMI Board of Directors meetings are usually held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY. They are open to NAMI members. We strongly recommend calling ahead (716-226-6264) to verify, in case there is change to date or location if you wish to attend; or cancellation due to weather.

Jun
10
Mon
F2F AMHERST Family-to-Family Class
Jun 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

National best-practice award-winning 12-week class for family members of those living with serious, persistent mental illness. Space is limited. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for the course, which is taught by experienced, trained family members. Classes cover everything from diagnosis and medications to legal and health system concerns, and how to support your loved one for the best possible outcomes, as well as wellness and stress management for caregivers. Participants need to commit to attending all 12 weeks of class, barring an emergency.

Topics include:
– illnesses; incl. schizophrenia, major depression,
bipolar disorder, panic/anxiety disorder,
obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline
personality disorder, PTSD
– coping skills such as handling crisis and relapse
– basic info about medications and working with
treatment professionals
– listening and communication techniques
– problem-solving techniques
– recover and rehabilitation
– caregivers’ self-care around worry and stress

Brief video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ae1ru1SBaaI

Family-to-Family classes are offered several times a year. Again, PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. For more information, or to register, call 716-226-6264 or email namibuffalony@gmail.com.

If you cannot attend this class and would like notice of future classes, contact our office to be placed on the list for advance notification.

Jun
11
Tue
NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program @ Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
Jun 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session education program for family, partners, friends and significant others of adults living with mental illness. The course is designed to help all family members understand and support their loved one living with mental illness, while maintaining their own well-being.

To register, call: 716-226-6264

Reservation is required. Space is limited and it is important to attend all 12 sessions.

Jun
13
Thu
Family Education meeting
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

7 – 7:30 p.m. Coffee/library time
7:30 p.m. Presentation:

TBA

Family Education Meetings are usually held on the 2nd Thursday of each month, except in December. Open to all.

Family Education meeting
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

7 – 7:30 p.m. Coffee/library time
7:30 p.m. Presentation:

Topic: Pro Bono Civil Legal Services for Mental Health Consumers

Speaker: Michael Kane, Director, Legal Services, Mental Health Advocates

Michael Kane is Director of Legal Services at Mental Health Advocates of Western New York (formerly the Mental Health Association of Erie County). As Director of the Legal Services program, Mr. Kane oversees one of the only civil legal services programs in New York State that works exclusively with mental health consumers. Mr. Kane is a graduate of the University at Buffalo Law School.  

Family Education Meetings are usually held on the 2nd Thursday of each month, except in December. Open to all.

Jun
17
Mon
F2F AMHERST Family-to-Family Class
Jun 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

National best-practice award-winning 12-week class for family members of those living with serious, persistent mental illness. Space is limited. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for the course, which is taught by experienced, trained family members. Classes cover everything from diagnosis and medications to legal and health system concerns, and how to support your loved one for the best possible outcomes, as well as wellness and stress management for caregivers. Participants need to commit to attending all 12 weeks of class, barring an emergency.

Topics include:
– illnesses; incl. schizophrenia, major depression,
bipolar disorder, panic/anxiety disorder,
obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline
personality disorder, PTSD
– coping skills such as handling crisis and relapse
– basic info about medications and working with
treatment professionals
– listening and communication techniques
– problem-solving techniques
– recover and rehabilitation
– caregivers’ self-care around worry and stress

Brief video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ae1ru1SBaaI

Family-to-Family classes are offered several times a year. Again, PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. For more information, or to register, call 716-226-6264 or email namibuffalony@gmail.com.

If you cannot attend this class and would like notice of future classes, contact our office to be placed on the list for advance notification.

Jun
18
Tue
NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program @ Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
Jun 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session education program for family, partners, friends and significant others of adults living with mental illness. The course is designed to help all family members understand and support their loved one living with mental illness, while maintaining their own well-being.

To register, call: 716-226-6264

Reservation is required. Space is limited and it is important to attend all 12 sessions.