NAMI Western Massachusetts to Present Classes on ‘Introduction to DBT Life Skills’

AGAWAM — The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Western Massachusetts will present “Introduction to DBT Life Skills” virtual classes at no cost to the public. Classes start on Thursday, June 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. and run four consecutive weeks.

With DBT (dialectical behavioral therapy) life skills, individuals can learn how to get or keep a good relationship, regulate their emotions, tolerate painful emotions and distress, and focus their attention and learn to enjoy the present moment.

Attendees this class can expect to control their attention, calm themselves down, tolerate painful events, build healthy relationships, get to know some new people, enjoy group support, share skills with family and friends, and more.

For further information or to sign up for the class, call (413) 786-9139 or e-mail