Across the state, thousands of trained NAMI volunteers bring peer-led programs to a wide variety of community settings, from churches to schools to NAMI Affiliates. With the unique understanding of people with lived experience, these programs and support groups provide outstanding free education, skills training and support.
A no-cost six-week program that allows families to connect to another while learning about mental illness, its impact on children and adolescents, strategies to deal with schools and providers and tools to empower parents/caregivers to overcome new challenges. This program is for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents with behavioral health challenges that have diverse complex needs.
A nationally recognized no-cost evidence-based twelve-week program that provides education on the neurobiological basis of serious mental illnesses, information, resources and support for family members of individuals with serious mental illness based on lived experiences of other family members. Program is delivered by trained volunteer family facilitators and is available throughout the state on a regular basis.
A free, six-session education program for family, friends and significant others of Military Service Members and Veterans with behavioral and mental health conditions. It focuses on the unique needs of military and veteran communities, such as post-deployment and post-discharge transitions.
NAMI Ending the Silence is an engaging presentation that helps audience members learn about the warning signs of mental health conditions and what steps to take if you or a loved one are showing symptoms of a mental health condition.
Submit an Application to Be a Support Group Facilitator Prospective leaders must be adult family members (parents, siblings, adult children, spouses, partners, etc.)
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