Special to Iredell Free News

When a family member or loved one is diagnosed with a serious mental illness, it can be a life-changing experience.

NAMI Lake Norman/Iredell offers a free, 12-week class to help family members and caregivers understand and provide support to individuals dealing with major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, borderline personality disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder or dual diagnosis.

This course is being taught by a team of trained NAMI volunteers. Classes will be held weekly beginning on January 11, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Fifth Street Ministries in Statesville.

Space is limited to the first 25 registered participants.

To register or receive more information, contact Mike Hoffman at 843-245-6189 or via email at hoffmanm679@gmail.com. 

About NAMI

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Founded in 1979, NAMI provides support, education, and empowerment for more than 500,000 members and supporters. NAMI raises public awareness, builds communities and steadfastly advocates for access to treatment, services, support and medical research.