Education for physicians
A course created by the National Alliance on Mental Illness addresses mental illness issues from a provider perspective.
“Although the description states that the course is intended for mental health professionals, it can be and has been used to educate and inform other healthcare professionals as well,” said Ron Honberg, JD, senior policy advisor for the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The standard course takes 15 hours; there is an abbreviated 4-hour alternative as well. More information can be found at http://www.nami.org/Find-Support/NAMI-Programs/NAMI-Provider-Education.
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