NAMI Basics Next Class Begins January 10, 2015

Nami Basics

NAMI Basics Image Credit: Edyta Pawlowska | DPC

The fundamentals of caring for you, your family, and your child with mental illness

Nami Basics is an educational program that provides learning and practical insights for families. The classes are taught by parents who have lived similar experiences with their own children.

Course elements include:

  • The trauma of mental illness for the child and the family
  • The biology of mental illness ~ getting an accurate diagnosis
  • The latest research on the medical aspects of the illness and advances in treatment
  • An overview of treatment options ~ treatment works
  • The impact of a child’s mental illness on the rest of the family – caregivers and siblings
  • An overview of the systems involved in caring for children and teens and the importance of record keeping


Star View Children Family Services
370 S. Crenshaw Blvd. Suite E 100
Torrance, CA 90503

Six two-and-a-half hour sessions, Saturdays 9:30 to Noon
Beginning January 10, 2015
(Unfortunately, no transportation or childcare will be provided)