Sep
21
Thu
Community Reinforcement Approach and Family Training Class @ Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Individuals worried about a loved one’s substance use can learn how to help them at a new class focusing on the Community Reinforcement Approach and Family Training (CRAFT) model.

The first class will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library, 206 Broadway St. It will continue for six consecutive Thursdays, through Oct. 19.

Participants will learn new techniques and solutions to help move their loved one toward recovery, build a healthier relationship and improve their personal quality of life. The class is structured around the book “Getting Your Loved One Sober” and will be facilitated by local community members who were trained by the author, Dr. Robert J. Meyers.

The class consists of six sessions, held once a week, with a maximum of 10 participants.

Participants are encouraged to attend all six sessions, but it is not a requirement. There is no charge to attend.

Participants are encouraged to purchase the book “Getting Your Loved One Sober,” or they can borrow a book during the class.

Participants can register by calling the Hancock County ADAMHS Board at 419-424-1985.

Sew Many Memories @ Birchaven Village
Sep 21 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Bridge Bereavement Services is offering a “Sew Many Memories” grief support program from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 21 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 30 at Birchaven Village, 15100 Birchaven Lane.

The program, open to any adult, child or family who has recently experienced the death of a loved one, will offer participants the opportunity to turn their loved one’s clothing into a keepsake. No sewing experience is necessary, and volunteers will be available to assist.

Participants must attend both sessions, as the first is for planning purposes and the second is for sewing.

Registration is required by Sept. 18. Call Bridge Bereavement Services at 419-423-5351 or email bridge@bvhealthsystem.org.

Sep
25
Mon
Grand Love
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Grand Love, a support group for grandparents raising grandchildren, meets Mondays, 4 to 5:30 p.m., at 1941 Carlin St., Findlay. Call 419-422-8616.

NAMI Wood County Family-to-Family @ NAMI Wood County
Sep 25 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

This fall, NAMI Wood County is offering three free classes for families touched by mental illness at the Wood County office, 541 W. Wooster St., Bowling Green.

Family-to-Family is a 12-session class taught by trained relatives of individuals living with mental illness. The course provides participants with information on mental illnesses, their symptoms and diagnosis, and treatment options, along with strategies for caring for loved ones with these conditions. The next class will run from 5:30-8 p.m. Sept. 11 through Nov. 27.

Peer-to-Peer is for adults living with mental illness. A trained facilitator, who is also in recovery from mental illness, covers topics including medications, treatment, options, coping skills and advocacy. This program runs 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 11 through Nov. 13.

NAMI Basics will begin Sept. 12. Designed for parents and caregivers of a child or adolescent living with a mental illness, the program provides participants with up-to-date information on mental illnesses and their impact on the brain, current research on evidence-based therapies, medication and side effects, and suggestions on navigating the mental health care, school and juvenile justice systems. The six-week course meets from 6:15-8:15 p.m. Tuesdays.

Call NAMI Wood County at 419-352-0626 or email info@namiwoodcounty.org for more information or to register.

NAMI Wood County Peer-to-Peer @ NAMI Wood County
Sep 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

This fall, NAMI Wood County is offering three free classes for families touched by mental illness at the Wood County office, 541 W. Wooster St., Bowling Green.

Family-to-Family is a 12-session class taught by trained relatives of individuals living with mental illness. The course provides participants with information on mental illnesses, their symptoms and diagnosis, and treatment options, along with strategies for caring for loved ones with these conditions. The next class will run from 5:30-8 p.m. Sept. 11 through Nov. 27.

Peer-to-Peer is for adults living with mental illness. A trained facilitator, who is also in recovery from mental illness, covers topics including medications, treatment, options, coping skills and advocacy. This program runs 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 11 through Nov. 13.

NAMI Basics will begin Sept. 12. Designed for parents and caregivers of a child or adolescent living with a mental illness, the program provides participants with up-to-date information on mental illnesses and their impact on the brain, current research on evidence-based therapies, medication and side effects, and suggestions on navigating the mental health care, school and juvenile justice systems. The six-week course meets from 6:15-8:15 p.m. Tuesdays.

Call NAMI Wood County at 419-352-0626 or email info@namiwoodcounty.org for more information or to register.

Sep
26
Tue
NAMI Basics @ NAMI Wood County
Sep 26 @ 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm

This fall, NAMI Wood County is offering three free classes for families touched by mental illness at the Wood County office, 541 W. Wooster St., Bowling Green.

Family-to-Family is a 12-session class taught by trained relatives of individuals living with mental illness. The course provides participants with information on mental illnesses, their symptoms and diagnosis, and treatment options, along with strategies for caring for loved ones with these conditions. The next class will run from 5:30-8 p.m. Sept. 11 through Nov. 27.

Peer-to-Peer is for adults living with mental illness. A trained facilitator, who is also in recovery from mental illness, covers topics including medications, treatment, options, coping skills and advocacy. This program runs 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 11 through Nov. 13.

NAMI Basics will begin Sept. 12. Designed for parents and caregivers of a child or adolescent living with a mental illness, the program provides participants with up-to-date information on mental illnesses and their impact on the brain, current research on evidence-based therapies, medication and side effects, and suggestions on navigating the mental health care, school and juvenile justice systems. The six-week course meets from 6:15-8:15 p.m. Tuesdays.

Call NAMI Wood County at 419-352-0626 or email info@namiwoodcounty.org for more information or to register.

Sep
27
Wed
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group @ Family Resource Center of Northwest Ohio
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am

Family Resource Center of Northwest Ohio is offering assistance to grandparents who are raising their grandchildren.

The agency has started a new support group which is open to any grandparent living in Hancock County. Meetings are held at 10 a.m. every Wednesday at the center, 1941 Carlin St.

Strengthening Families and Communities: Recovery Support in Hancock County @ University of Findlay Davis Building Room 2225
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A panel discussion on different types of recovery supports available for individuals and families, “Strengthening Families and Communities: Recovery Support in Hancock County,” will be held from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 27 at the University of Findlay Davis Building Room 2225. This event is part of the university’s Combatting Chemical Dependency series.

You’re Not Alone @ Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

You’re Not Alone support group meets 7-8 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) meeting room, 438 Carnahan Ave., Findlay. Call 419-722-4506.

Sep
28
Thu
Community Reinforcement Approach and Family Training Class @ Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Individuals worried about a loved one’s substance use can learn how to help them at a new class focusing on the Community Reinforcement Approach and Family Training (CRAFT) model.

The first class will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library, 206 Broadway St. It will continue for six consecutive Thursdays, through Oct. 19.

Participants will learn new techniques and solutions to help move their loved one toward recovery, build a healthier relationship and improve their personal quality of life. The class is structured around the book “Getting Your Loved One Sober” and will be facilitated by local community members who were trained by the author, Dr. Robert J. Meyers.

The class consists of six sessions, held once a week, with a maximum of 10 participants.

Participants are encouraged to attend all six sessions, but it is not a requirement. There is no charge to attend.

Participants are encouraged to purchase the book “Getting Your Loved One Sober,” or they can borrow a book during the class.

Participants can register by calling the Hancock County ADAMHS Board at 419-424-1985.

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