August 30, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Buckley Senior Center
811 Main St. Buckley
Mental Health First Aid USA for Older Adults is an 8 hour program that introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adults over the age of 65, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an older adult in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge.
You will learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns and strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations.
This course is provided at no cost though the generous support of Providence St. Joseph Health. A $170 value.
NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session education program for family, partners, friends and significant others of adults living with mental illness and is offered throughout the year.
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.
The course includes information on illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, and other mental health conditions. Thousands of families describe the program as life changing. The program is taught and trained by teachers who are also family members and know what it is like to have a loved one living with mental illness.
The class is offered throughout the year and is open to all families living on the Enumclaw/Buckley Plateau.
For more information and to put your name on waiting list, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.