Category Archives: Family Programs

Family to Family

Registration for NAMI’s Family to Family Course is now open.  Family-to-Family is a free 12-week class for families, partners and friends of individuals with mental illness. The course is designed to facilitate a better understanding of mental illness, increase coping skills and empower participants to become advocates for their family members. 

NAMI Family-to-Family is a designated evidenced-based program by SAMHSA. This means that research shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of the people closest to a person with a mental health condition.

NAMI Family-to-Family is taught by NAMI-trained family members who have been there, and includes presentations, discussions and interactive exercises.  

Start Date:  September 5th 2019 (Thursday) 

Time: 6:00-8:30PM

We cannot accept walk-ins.  Registration is required.  Please call Cy Stanton 505-321-4522 for details and to register

NAMI Homefront

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

NAMI Homefront is a free, six-session class for family, friends and significant others of Military Service Members and Veterans. The class helps families comprehend what the Military Service Member/ Veteran is experiencing related to trauma, combat stress, civilian life, PTSD and other mental health conditions. Topics covered include mental health, communication, handling crises, treatment and recovery.

The program is designed to  help family members understand and support their Service Member/Veteran while maintaining their own well-being. NAMI Homefront leaders have personal experience with mental health conditions impacting their Service Member/ Veteran. The class is free but you are expected to attend all six sessions. 

Now offered online!  We understand that attending an in-person class can be difficult for busy individuals and families. We now offer NAMI Homefront Online. Online classes meet weekly in a virtual classroom, so participants experience the same level of interaction and learning as traditional in-person classes. You must have access to a laptop, PC or tablet with a stable internet connection to participate. Audio will be via telephone line, a headset is recommended.

Eastern Daytime Tuesdays, 10:00AM – 12:00PM EST,
Starting Aug. 6

Eastern Evening, Thursdays, 6:30PM – 8:30PM EST,
Starting Aug. 8

Central Daytime, Thursdays, 10:00AM – 12:00PM CST,
Starting Aug. 8

Central Evening, Wednesdays, 6:30PM – 8:30PM CST,
Starting Aug. 7
 
Please note the TIME ZONE listed for each class and adjust for MST

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