The Grays Harbor chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness is a group with whom the Arc of Grays Harbor has a close working relationship.

They are holding a FREE 12 week Family to Family Education course beginning Sunday September 15th, 2013 from 5:00 to 7:30 at the Hoquiam Timberland Library.

Family to Family is a NAMI signature program offered at no charge for families with members that have a mental illness including major depression, anxiety , bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, stress disorder, panic disorder, OCD, BPD, addictive disorders and others.

Mental illness affects everyone. Nearly 60 million Americans experience a mental health condition every year. Regardless of race, age, religion or economic status, mental illness impacts the lives of at least one in four adults and one in 10 children across the United States.

People living with mental illness need help and hope: they need a community that supports them, their families and their recovery.

Because mental illness devastates the lives of so many Americans, NAMI works every day to save every life.

NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness and build a community for hope for all of those in need.

NAMI is the foundation for hundreds of NAMI State Organizations, NAMI Affiliates and volunteer leaders who work in local communities across the country to raise awareness and provide essential and free education, advocacy and support group programs.

For more information about NAMI, or about their Family to Family education course, contact Clyde at 360-533-9888 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.