NAMI Basics


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United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ServiceNAMI Basics is the new signature education program for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses. The NAMI Basics course is taught by trained teachers who are the parent or other caregivers of individuals who developed the symptoms of mental illness prior to the age of 13 years. The course consists of six classes, each lasting for 2 ½ hours. Classes may be offered weekly for six consecutive weeks, or may be offered twice per week for three weeks to accommodate the hectic schedules of parents. All instruction materials are FREE to participants.
Geographical AreaBedford, Cambria, Somerset, Indiana, Westmoreland
Facility/ADA AccessYes for entrance to building, within the building and restrooms.
Client Information
Target PopulationMental Health Concerns
Specific Hours: Hours vary by need.
Contact Information
Contact's Name Ms. Peggy McGuirk
Contact's Position Office Administrator
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 240 Vine Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Johnstown, PA 15901
Main Phone 814-535-3166
Fax 814-539-3318
Service Location Email
Web Address
Additional Information
Update User ID254975
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NAMI Southwestern PA
Affiliated Program: NAMI SW PA
This Service: NAMI Basics
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Family Psychoeducation (RR-5150.2000)