JACKSON TWP.  NAMI Stark County is offering a free Family-to-Family Education Program from June 13 to Sept. 5 for people with loved ones with mental illness.

The class will meet from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays from at Mercy Medical Center, 7337 Caritas Circle NW.

The Family-to-Family Education Program is sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The 12-class course is especially designed for family members and friends of persons experiencing the effects of mental illness. Primary focus is on three major psychiatric illnesses: schizophrenia, bipolar disorder (manic depression) and major depression.

Other topics covered in the program include treatment strategies and coping skills, communication and problem solving. Classes are team-taught by intensively trained family members. 
Registration is required. Call 330-455-6264