NAMI Pennsylvania Cumberland/Perry Counties
Family to Family
12 week education program especially designed for families experiencing the effects of severe brain disorders, focuses on three major psychiatric illnesses: schizophrenia, bipolar disorder (manic depression), and major depression.

P.O. Box 527
Carlisle , PA 17013
Eligibility: Relative or friend of a mentally ill person. Must be willing to complete 12-week course, 2 1/2 hours per week.
Hours: Call for information
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (717) 240-8715 Main
Email Address:
Intake Procedure: Call for information
Fee Amounts: None
Helpful Tips: Education course for family or friend of a mentally ill person: Classes are team-taught by trained family members who have been there and understand.

Participants are encouraged to support each other, to be knowledgeable, and to be effective members of a team that includes the family, the consumer, the doctor, and the case manager. Skills are taught on how to advocate and become an effective care giver. Many participants also find the emotional support that is so vital during times of illness and stress. You are not alone.

Facility/ADA access: N/A
Languages Spoken: English
Service Contact: Sara Roley, 717-243-0123,
  • General Health Education Programs * Chronic/Severe Mental Illness
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