The National Alliance on Mental Illness, Cook County North Suburban Chapter, will offer the Family-to-Family Education Program, a 12-week course for families of adult loved ones dealing with serious mental illness. Classes start in Evanston on Saturday mornings, Feb 16 – May 4, from 9:00 – 11:30 am at the Evanston Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave. This course is free of charge and is taught by family members who have first-hand experience. Families learn about the major mental illnesses - symptoms, medications, side effects, services available, communication and coping strategies. Class members also gain understanding and support from each other. Call NAMI, 847-716-2252 to register.