NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. The course allows families to connect with one another and learn how to live with a family member with mental illness.
When: Mondays, Feb. 11, 2019 – Apr. 29, 2019 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Where: First Baptist Church, 751 Green St. N.W., Gainesville, GA 30501 Room 208
For more information contact: Larry Adams at 678-617-1332Read More
NAMI Basics offers education and support. Taught by parents who have lived similar experiences with their own children, NAMI Basics is an educational program that provides learning and practical insights for families. Course elements include:
The trauma of mental illness for the child and the family. The biology of mental illness: getting an accurate diagnosis. The latest research on the medical aspects of the illness and advances in treatment. An overview of treatment Read More
Have our meetings/support groups helped you or your loved ones? You could become a facilitator.
2019 State Training ScheduleAre you an active NAMI member and participate in support groups and education classes? Want to share your story? Want to educate and support others affected by mental health conditions? Become a NAMI Program Leader in 2019! Check out our upcoming State Trainings below: NAMI Family-to-Family Teacher Training Location: Atlanta January 11 – 13, 2019 April 19 – 20, 2019
NAMI In Our Own Voice Presenter Training Location: Atlanta January 26, Read More
On September 14, NAMI joined a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to overturn the Administration’s recently-issued rule on short-term, limited-duration (STLD) insurance plans. The lead plaintiff is the Association for Community Affiliated Plans, joined by NAMI and the following organizations: AIDS United, American Psychiatric Association, Little Lobbyists, Mental Health America and National Partnership for Women & Families.
The new STLD rule dealt a blow to mental health parity by allowing for Read More