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          Nov 05

          NAMI Family Support Group (In-person & Online)

          November 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST
          Nov 19

          NAMI Family Support Group (In-person & Online, 3rd Thu)

          November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST
        • Family-to-Family Class

          There are no upcoming events at this time.

        • Connection Support Group

          Mon 26

          NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group (online)

          October 26 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
          Thu 29

          NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group (In-person)

          October 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CDT

NAMI Basics

NAMI basics logoA free six-week group education program for parents and family caregivers of children and teens who are experiencing symptoms of a mental illness or who have already been diagnosed. The course is taught by a trained team with lived experience and provides critical strategies for taking care of your child and learning the ropes of recovery. The group setting allows you to connect with others and build a community of support.

NAMI Basics covers:

  • Managing crises, solving problems and communicating effectively
  • How to take care of yourself and handle stress
  • Developing the confidence and stamina to support your child with compassion
  • Advocating for your child’s rights at school and in health care settings
  • Learning about current treatments, including evidence-based therapies, medications and side effects
  • Gaining an overview of the public mental health care, school and juvenile justice systems
  • Understanding the challenges and impact of mental health conditions on your entire family

Interested? Contact us for more information. 

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