NAMI Southern Santa Barbara County to Offer Family-to-Family Education Program for Families of Adults Living with Mental Illness

SANTA BARBARA  — NAMI Southern Santa Barbara County, a program of the Mental Wellness Center, will offer its Family-to-Family Education Program for family members of adults living with mental health conditions.

The free, 12-session course is designed to help all family members understand and support their loved ones who are living with mental illness. Conducted by trained teachers, the program will include information on schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression and other mental health conditions.

The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program will be held on Wednesday evenings beginning on September 7th through November 30th at the Mental Wellness Center (617 Garden Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101). Pre-registration is required. To register now or learn more, please contact Ramona Winner at rwinner@mentalwellnesscenter.org or 805-884-8440 ext. 3206.

About the Mental Wellness Center

The Mental Wellness Center is a private, non-profit organization providing recovery, education, and family services to adults and families affected by mental illness. For more information, please call (805) 884-8440 or visit www.mentalwellnesscenter.org.

About NAMI

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI Southern Santa Barbara County is a program of the Mental Wellness Center in Santa Barbara and an affiliate of NAMI California. NAMI So. Santa Barbara County’s dedicated volunteers, members and leaders work tirelessly to raise awareness and provide essential education, advocacy and support group programs for people in our community living with mental illness and their loved ones.

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