Families/Friends of Mentally Ill

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    The parents, children, spouses, partners, friends or other relatives or significant others of people who have clinically significant behavioral or psychological problems, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by ongoing interaction with and concern about the mentally ill individual.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Education/Training ServicesFamily-to-Family is the free 12-week family education program for family caregivers of individuals with severe mental illness.AlbanyNAMI FAMILY-TO-FAMILYNATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS (NAMI) NEW YORK STATE
    Support Group ServicesFamily Resources services are available to any family member or friend of a mentally ill person regardless of where treatment is received. One-on-one support and counseling, telephone support, and crisis support, support groups, mentoring, educational and multifamily groups are offered.AlbanyFAMILY RESOURCES PROGRAMEQUINOX

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