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Events and Community Forums

  • May: May is National Mental Health Awareness Month. In celebration, NAMI El Paso is collaborating with several community agencies to have different speakers talk about various mental health topics, including the Brain, Homelessness & Mental Illness, and Children’s Mental Health. Join us to learn more as we raise awareness on mental health and reduce stigma!
  • May 2:  UTEP Battle of the Bands beginning at 10 a.m.  NAMI and the local chapter of AKA will co-host an information table
  • May 9: Volunteer Training Session, 9 - 11 a.m. Psychiatric Center conference room, 4615 Alameda Avenue. Contact Ruth Hill at the NAMI El Paso office to register.
  • May 13: NAMIWalks Information and Recognition Meeting, 6 - 8 p.m., Double Tree Hotel, 7th Floor, 600 N. El Paso Street. For more information, contact Maria Morales at 
  • May 15: Community Forum (Español), 9 am - 1 pm, Centro San Vicente 8061 Alameda Avenue
  • May 16 - 17: Support Group Facilitator Training, 8 am - 6 pm, Psychiatric Center conference room, 1st floor, 4615 Alameda Avenue. Please note: Must be present both days to complete training certification.
  • May 30: Community Forum (English), 9 am - 1 pm, Region 19 Education Service Center 6611 Boeing Dr., PDN 2 & 3
  • Oct 17NAMIWalks, 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Memorial Park, North Copia Street

Educational Programs

  • Family-to-Family : 12 week class once a week beginning Wednesday, March 25th, 2015, 6-8:30 p.m. at Eastwood Church of Christ, 10104 Album Avenue.
  • De Familia a Familia :
    • Clase de 12 sesiones, dos veces por semana, cada lunes y jueves empezando el lunes, 13 de abril hasta el jueves, 21 de mayo. 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Edward Marquez Branch Library, 610 N. Yarbrough, 79915.
    • Clase de 12 sesiones, una vez por semana empezando el sabado, 18 de abril hasta el sabado, 11 de julio. 12 - 2:30 p.m. Family Service of El Paso, 6040 Surety Drive, 79905.
  • Basics :  Basics class for professionals.  6 week class, once a week beginning Wednesday, April 22nd-May 27th.  5:30-8 p.m. Child Crisis Center, 2100 N. Stevens, 799360.

Ongoing Support Groups and Meetings

Peer to Peer Connections - ENGLISH (For those personally living with a mental illness)   

  • Every Monday from 7 - 8:30 p.m.  
  • El Paso Behavioral Health (EPBH), 1900 Denver, 2nd floor outpatient area, El Paso, Texas 79902

Family to Family - ENGLISH (For family members or loved ones of those with a mental illness)   

  • Every Monday from 7 - 9 p.m.  
  • El Pason Behavioral Health (EPBH), 1900 Denver, 2nd floor outpatient area, El Paso, Texas 79902

Familia a Familia - SPANISH (Para familiares o seres queridos de personas que viven con enfermedad mental)  

  • El primer y tercer jueves de cada mes de 7 a 8:30 p.m.  
  • St. Pius Catholic Church, 1050 N Clark Drive, El Paso Texas 79905     

NAMI El Paso Board Meetings  

  • The first Tuesday of every month  
  • 6-7:30 p.m. at Family Services of El Paso, 6040 Surety Drive, El Paso, Texas 79905  

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