Free classes set for families dealing with mental illness

By From page A4 | August 10, 2014

FAIRFIELD — The National Alliance on Mental Illness is offering a free 12-week class for families of loved ones with a mental illness.

Sept. 4 is the start date. Classes will continue from 6 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday at 490 Chadbourne Road, Fairfield.

The course is taught by trained volunteers who also have a family member with serious mental illness. Major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and obsessive compulsive disorder are some of the topics covered.

To register, or for information, call 451-4788 or send an email to [email protected]

Reach Amy Maginnis-Honey at 427-6957 or [email protected] Follow her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/amaginnisdr.

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey joined the staff of the Daily Republic in 1980. She’ll tell you she was only 3 at the time. Over the past three decades she’s done a variety of jobs in the newsroom. Today, she covers arts and entertainment and writes for the Living and news pages.

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