“How To” Presentations

This is a skills based series of seminars/webinars which offer family members effective tools to manage the changes in the family since a loved one has been diagnosed with a mental illness.

The skills covered include:

  • Defusing conflict through more effective communication strategies
  • Avoiding power struggles
  • How to cope when our loved ones are symptomatic
  • Managing the sense of loss and moving on
  • Building a delicate family/relationship balance
  • Developing a community of peers through support groups
  • Manage holidays
  • Parenting children with behavioral health issues
  • Take care of the caretaker
  • Overcome Guilt & Responsibility
  • Boundaries
  • Powerlessness
  • Telling others

Resources and referrals for participants are available as needed.