The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of the Greater Mississippi Valley Family to Family is a no cost program for family members, partners and friends of individuals 18 years or older living with a mental health condition. The course is designed to facilitate a better understanding of the diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Major Depression, Panic and Anxiety Disorders, Emotional Intensity Disorder, Co-Occurring, Addictive Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders. Increase coping, communication and problem solving skills and empower participants to become advocates for their family members. This program was designed as an evidence based program by SAMSHA, a federal agency. A nationally developed program taught by trained volunteers who have the same lived experience and instruct in a supportive, nonjudgmental environment. Duration is 12 weeks. Materials are furnished. Our thanks to Eastern Iowa Mental Health Region for support. After registration one, of the co-instructors will contact each registrant for a phone conversation 1-2 weeks before the program begins.