WHO ARE WE?
FRN was developed in response to families who needed access to information about the behavioral health system, support groups,education about behavioral health, and tools to advocate for their loved ones. FRN works in partnership with DBHIDS to promote Family Inclusion as part of Philadelphia’s recoverytransformation efforts.
WHAT WE DO?
FRN is a network of city departments under DBHIDS and Philadelphia non-profit organizations. It is a unique, city-funded localcoalition of groups and individuals that provides education, support, and resources to the family members, friends, and supports of people with behavioral health challenges in the Philadelphia area.
HOW CAN WE HELP?
The goal of FRN is to service as a navigation tool within the Philadelphia behavioral health system for family members supporting a loved one receiving services. Families are able to acquire more immediate information about the behavioral health treatment process, and be connected with their choice of support or education groups,thereby providing them with a greater variety of information and resources.