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Visions for Tomorrow
Jul 2014
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Category   Other
Ongoing   Yes
Person/Phone   Jan Holt-Kerns at 781-837-1162
Description   Help for caretakers of young children and adolescents with mental illness. Visions for Tomorrow (VFT) is a free 8- to 10-week education course for primary caregivers of adolescents with brain disorders (mental illness). Taught by trained family member volunteers, the curriculum covers brain biology, ADD/ADHD, PDD/autism, Tourette's disorder, conduct disorder, bipolar disorder, depressions, eating disorders, anxiety disorders, OCD, childhood schizophrenia/psychosis. Additional topics include parents as case managers, communication skills, coping and self-care, rehabilitation, recovery and transition, and stigma. VFT is funded by the Mass. Department of Mental Health, Plymouth Area. Please contact Jan Holt-Kerns at 781-837-1162 for more information and to register for the class.

BID-Plymouth
275 Sandwich Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 746-2000

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