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Syracuse VA Medical Center


NAMI Homefront Family Education Program Begins

Syracuse VA’s NAMI Homefront Family Education Program starts Wednesday, January 28, 2015 and runs through Wednesday, March 4, 2015.

NAMI Homefront is a 6-week psycho-educational group for family members and close friends of our Veterans who are living with mental health issues.  The Veteran does not attend this group.  Participants will learn about mental health, crisis  intervention, the VA system, and how to best support their loved one throughout the recovery and healing process.  Mental health can affect more than just the person living with it – it usually impacts family and much of a person’s natural support system.  By teaching family members and friends how to best support their Veteran, everyone’s lives can improve.

Classes will run for 6 Wednesdays, beginning Wed., January 28, 2015 thru Wed., March 4, 2015 from 6pm to 8:30 pm and will be held at Syracuse VA’s Behavioral Health Center located at 620 Erie Blvd West.
A FREE light meal will be offered at each session.  RSVP to Ann Canastra, Local Recovery Coordinator, at 315-425-4400, extension x-52717.

NAMI Homefront is being presented by Syracuse VA Behavioral Health in partnership with the National Alliance on Mental Illness.


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Syracuse, NY 13210
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