FREE Family Education Course

Yuma Community Food Bank

2404 East 24th St
Yuma, AZ 85364

The Family-to-Family Education Program consists of a series of 12 FREE classes for the families of persons with serious and persistent brain disorders (mental illnesses).  The course has been described by many participants as life changing. The Family-to-Family curriculum utilizes a variety of teaching techniques and includes a broad range of topics:

  Information about Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Panic Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Schizophrenia

  • Basic information about medications and their side effects
  • Coping skills; handling crisis and relapse
  • Listening and communication techniques
  • Problem solving and limit setting; rehabilitation
  • Understanding the actual experience of people suffering from mental illness
  • Information about connecting with appropriate community services and community supports
  • Advocacy:  Getting better services, fighting discrimination and stigma
  • PTSD
  • Co-occurring disorders  ( addiction and neurological disorder)

Tuesday, 07 May, 2013

Other Dates For This Event:


Cecilia Grimm

Phone: 9282477208