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Introduction to Behavioral Health and Addictive Diseases

Introduction to Behavioral Health and Addictive Diseases is designed for first responders, clergy, hospital personnel, security officers, and others who wish to learn about mental health and addictive disorders and how to assist and support those affected and their caregivers. Offered as a one or two-day training program. Continuing education units available for IBHAD classes for LCSW, LMSW, LPC professionals.  Also POST credit hours approved for law enforcement.
(Some sessions are reserved for the hosting organization. Depending on the class size, seats in these sessions may become available to the general public).

8-hour Classes

Carrollton

Tuesday, August 27th

Carroll County Sheriff’s Office

 

Georgia Youth In Crisis

This training program is designed for law enforcement, educators, mental health providers, counselors, faith leaders, and other community members who touch the lives of youth. The course will provide information to trusted adults to help them in identifying behavioral health disorders and circumstances that can lead to crisis, and gain knowledge of tools and techniques to assist and support youth and their caregivers. Continuing education units available for CIT-Youth classes for LCSW, LMSW, LPC professionals.  Also POST credit hours approved for law enforcement.

Hampton
Host: Sevananda The Joy of Service, Inc
Sep 10-12, 2019
To Register: klandry@sevananda.org

NAMI Peer to Peer

NAMI Peer to Peer is a free, peer-led, class for persons with any serious mental illness who are interested in establishing and maintaining wellness and recovery. Class will meet for 8 sessions. Pre-registration is required. Registration will be open through the second week of class.

Dunwoody
Thursdays, Jun 06-Jul 18, 2019
6:30pm-9pm
To Register: Robert Gray at rjgray49@gmail.com 404-797-0100

Atlanta
Mondays-Thursdays, May 20-May 30, 2019
10am-11:30am
To Register: Venessa Abram at SELFDISCOVERY@HOTMAIL.COM or 317-679-6787

Morrow
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Jun 03-Jun 15, 2019
6pm-8:30pm
To Register: Howard@recoverybasics.info

Lawrenceville
Wednesdays, Aug 28-Oct 16, 2019
1pm-3pm
To Register: Wendy Casper at 470-406-8182 or wcasper.namigwinnett@gmail.com

Marietta
Sundays, Oct 6-Nov 24, 2019
2pm-4:30pm
To Register: Allen Spetnagel at tas.p2p@gmail.com or Kat Pate at kpatep2p@gmail.com

NAMI Family to Family

NAMI Family to Family is a free, peer-led course for adults who have a friend or loved one with a mental illness. Each class will meet for 12 sessions. Pre-registration is required. Registration will be open through the second week of class.

Decatur
Sundays, Jun 02-Aug 25, 2019
2pm-4:30pm
To Register: Becky Lough at loughrm1@mac.com or 404-281-9870

Warner-Robins
Mondays, June 17-Sep 2, 2019
6pm-8pm
To Register: NAMI Central Georgia at marketing@namiofcentralga.org or 478-328-0508

Johns Creek
(This class is full. Not accepting further registrations)
Thursdays, Aug 8-Oct 17, 2019
7pm-9:30pm
To Register: Pamela Walsh, thewalshclan@gmail.com or 678-777-5406

Cumming
Mondays, Aug 19-Nov 11, 2019
6:30pm-9pm
To Register: Linda Fitzwater at namifdlga@gmail.com or 678-947-6156

Buckhead
(This class is full. Not accepting further registrations)

Sundays, Aug 25-Nov 10, 2019
2pm-4:30pm
To Register: Terri Kinley at terrikinley1@gmail.com or 678-665-0719

Savannah
Tuesdays, Sep 3- Nov 12, 2019
6pm-8pm
To Register: Pamela F Clinard at 912-401-2689 or Diane Reeder at 912-441-7724

Marietta
Wednesdays, Sep 11-Nov 20, 2019
6:15pm-9pm
To Register: Donna Hook at DonnaGibbsHook@gmail.com or 770-851-4544

Decatur
Saturdays, Sep 14-Dec 14, 2019
10am-12:30pm
To Register: Nancy Ventor at focusnancy@yahoo.com or 404-781-5976

Rome
Sundays, Sep 15-Dec 01, 2019
2pm-4:30pm
To Register: Bonnie Moore at jmbm71@bellsouth.net or 706-506-5010

De Familia a Familia en Español

Programa Educativo Gratuito Para familiares de personas enfrentando una enfermedad mental.
El curso incluye información sobre trastornos cerebrales como la esquizofrenia, bipolar, depresión severa entre otros; talleres sobre comunicación, empatía, como manejar una crisis; funcionamiento del cerebro, medicamentos y mucho más.  El programa es liderado por instructores capacitados que también son familiares de personas afectadas por enfermedades mentales, y saben, por experiencia propia, lo que significa tener un ser querido bajo estas circunstancias.

Gainesville
Curso comienza el 19 de septiembre hasta el 12 de diciembre, 2019.
Todos los jueves de 6:00pm a 8:30pm
Iglesia First Baptist
751 Green Street NW
Salón 203
Gainesville, GA 30501
Contacto para más información y para inscribirse:
Gigi Cautino
678-989-9653
gigicautino@gmail.com

NAMI Homefront

NAMI Homefront is a free educational program for families, caregivers and friends of military service members and vets with mental health conditions. Pre-registration is required.

Eatonton
Monday, Jun 24, 2019
10am-4pm
To Register: Faye Taylor, faye.m.taylor@gmail.com or 770-851-7204

NAMI Basics

NAMI Basics is a free education program for parents and family caregivers of children and teens who are experiencing signs of behavioral or mental health concerns or who have a diagnosis. Class will meet for 6 sessions. Pre-registration is required.

Decatur
Mondays, Sep 9 – Oct 14, 2019
6 – 8:30 PM
To Register: Diane Sitton, ldsitton@bellsouth.net, 404-625-2331

 

NAMI Ending the Silence

NAMI Ending the Silence is an in-school presentation designed to teach middle and high school students about the signs and symptoms of mental illness, how to recognize the early warning signs and the importance of acknowledging those warning signs. All presentations are offered free of charge.

(Schools interested in seeing a presentation may request through the NAMI Georgia Office that one be given in their area. To request a presentation at your location, please contact programs@namiga.org.)

NAMI SMARTS

NAMI SMARTS is designed to help you learn to summarize your experience as a person with mental illness or as a family member, make an ‘ask’ in 90 seconds, and orchestrate a successful meeting with an elected official at the local, state, or national level. This class is for those who are new to advocacy as well as individuals with years of experience. Pre-registration is required.

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