National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Columbiana County
NAMI offers ongoing support, help to those people who are accepting and coping with the problem of a loved one diagnosed with a mental illness, a learning time for those newly diagnosed family members, and an opportunity for family members to help reduce the sitgma associated with a mental illness diagnosis.
Family Support Group
Meetings are held the second and fourth Saturdays of each month from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Lisbon Lepper Library and the first Monday of each month beginning in October at 6:00 p.m. at the East Fairfield United Methodist Church on State Route 558 in New Waterford.
NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group
320 Benton Road, Salem
Every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Mental Health Clinic (Counseling Center)
40722 State Route 154, Lisbon
Every Wednesday from 4:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Peer Recovery and Resource Center
509 Market Street, East Liverpool
Every Friday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 Noon
Family to Family
The Columbiana County Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness offers the "Family to Family" education series, a free twelve-week program for family members of persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses. The course provides support and information to family members about mental illnesses and equips them to assist their loved ones in recovery. Some of the topics covered are: communicating effectively both with loves ones who have mental illnesses and with mental health professionals; understanding and coping with one's own feelings about the illness; crisis management; self care; and problem solving methods that are effective with dilemmas that surface in families in which a member is recovering from mental illness.
Family to family is taught by trained facilitators who are members of the Columbiana County Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Registration is required.
For more information please contact:
Columbiana County Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness