Across the country, thousands of trained NAMI volunteers bring peer-led classes to a wide variety of community settings, from churches to schools to NAMI Affiliates. With the unique understanding of people with lived experience, these classes provide outstanding free education, skills training and support.
NAMI Basics is a 6-session education program for parents, caregivers and other family who provide care for youth (ages 22 and younger) who are experiencing mental health symptoms. This program is free to participants, 99% of whom say they would recommend the program to others. NAMI Basics is available both in person by registering here and online through NAMI Basics OnDemand. Check out our calendar for the next upcoming NAMI Basics class.
NAMI Family-to-Family is a class for families, significant others and friends of people with mental health conditions. The course is designed to facilitate a better understanding of mental health conditions, increase coping skills and empower participants to become advocates for their family members. This program was designated as an evidence-based program by SAMHSA. The course is also available in Spanish, De Familia a Familia de NAMI. NAMI Family-to-Family is available in person by registering here. Check out our calendar for the next upcoming NAMI Family-to-Family class.
NAMI Homefront is a class for families, caregivers and friends of military service members and veterans with mental health conditions. The course is designed specifically to help these families understand those challenges and improve their ability to support their service member or veteran.
NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a class for adults with mental health conditions. The course is designed to encourage growth, healing and recovery among participants. This program is also available in Spanish, De Persona a Persona de NAMI. NAMI Peer-to-Peer is available in person by registering here. Check out our calendar for the next upcoming NAMI Peer-to-Peer class.