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NAMI offers an array of education and training programs and services for consumers, family members, providers and the general public. These programs draw on the experience of mental health consumers and family members who have learned to live well with their illnesses and are eager to help others, as well as the expertise of mental health professionals and educators.

Learn more about NAMI's education programs:

  • Family-to-Family
    A free 12-week course for family caregivers of individuals with severe mental illnesses.

  • NAMI Support Group
    The NAMI Support Group model offers a set of key structures and group processes for facilitators to use in common support group scenarios.

  • Provider Education
    Education program for mental health service providers co-taught by consumers, professionals and family members.

  • Peer-to-Peer
    For any person with a mental illness, this course contains individual relapse prevention planning, a debriefing/storytelling week, and an advance directive for psychiatric care.

  • NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group
    A program in which people with mental illness learn from each others' experiences, share coping strategies and offer each other encouragement, understanding and support.

  • Hearts and Minds
    Learn about healthy, accessible and affordable lifestyle changes designed to reduce cardiac risk among people with mental illness.

  • In Our Own Voice: Living with Mental Illness
    A one-and-a-half hour interactive, multi-media presentation by consumers for consumers and others about living with mental illness.


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