Caring for a loved one with Mental Illness?
- If you or someone you know may benefit from taking the Family to Family course please reach out to them and encourage them to register.
- Note: The course is free.
- If you have already taken the course you may take it again.
- Also if your interested in teaching Family to Family, training is Feb 19. Please contact Doug at 612-310-5707
Family to Family 8-Week Class
Learn about mental illnesses, the brain, treatment, and resources to help a loved one living with a mental illness. Attendees will also build communication skills, reduce stress, find support and discover the common Stages of Emotional Responses when supporting someone with a mental illness. This workshop meets weekly for two and a half hours for 8 weeks, (it is a web-based version of the course) and is for family and friends of an adult living with a mental illness.
Numerous Family to Family classes are offered twice per year in the fall and winter/spring. The classes have a cap of 20 participants. You may join up to the 2nd week only, then the class is closed. To register contact the teacher for a short interview. Teachers’ information will be on the class listings when scheduled.
There is still time to join this class on THURSDAYS starting Thursday, January 13, 6:30-9:00 PM
Individuals interested in attending this class must contact Doug at 612-310-5707 to schedule a short interview. After acceptance into the program, you will be sent the registration link.
MONDAYS starting Monday, January 31, 6:30-9:00 PM
Individuals interested in attending this class must contact Elaine at Lainie.firstname.lastname@example.org or Tom at email@example.com to schedule a short interview. After acceptance into the program, you will be sent the registration link.
Learn more about Family to Family:
CRISIS phone line:
Call 800 523-3333
Or text the word “MN” to 741741
In a life threatening situation or medical emergency, call your doctor or 911.
Just need to talk?
Wellness in the Woods 5:pm – 9:am Daily 844-739-6369
Minnesota NAMI Warmline 4:pm – 8:pm Thur – Sun 888-334-7754
Mental Health Advocacy Minnesota Warmline 5:pm-10:pm Mon – Sat 877-404-3190