Free 12-week course for family and friends of persons with major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder and other mental health diagnosis. Scheduled from 1-3:30 p.m. beginning Saturday, March 2. The course discusses the treatment of these illnesses and how to cope more effectively. The National Alliance on Mental Illness Springfield affiliate will sponsor the event. Space is limited. To register call Debbie, 741-2622 or Vicki at 883-2004.