Free course offered in Flemington for families of mentally ill

The National Alliance on Mental Illness will present a free 12-week course for anyone with a relative, significant other or close friend who has a mental health issue.  The course is taught by trained NAMI family members. All course materials are furnished at no cost to you.

     The curriculum focuses on Schizophrenia, Major Depression, Mania, Schizoaffective Disorder, Mood Disorders, Borderline Personality Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).  The course discusses the clinical treatment of these illnesses and teaches the knowledge and skills that family members need to cope more effectively as caregivers, including communication skills, problem solving, self-care and much more.

The course starts Thursday, Sept. 14 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at 52 East Main St., Flemington. Registration is required. 

For more information, contact Doug at  908-304-4048 or, or Katie at 609-240-8072, or

This item was submitted by Doug Williams.