Free FaithNet “Bridges of Hope” presentation at a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 3 at the Watauga Public Library. A light meal will be served, so attendees are asked to RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Free Class for Caregivers of Children/Teens!
NAMI Basics is free 6-session program designed for parents or caregivers of children and teens experiencing symptoms of mental illness or challenging emotional or behavioral difficulties. Learn about diagnosis, treatment, medications, effect on family, coping, stress, and more.
NAMISmarts for Advocacy Training – Durham, Saturday, February 15th 10:30a-2:30pm
This course will enhance your advocacy skills and help you shape a powerful, personal story that will move policy makers. Contact email@example.com for more information or to register.
FREE FAMILY-TO-FAMILY CLASSES IN BURLINGTON, CHAPEL HILL, CHARLOTTE, & LINCOLNTON!
NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 8-12 session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. It is a designated evidenced-based program. Research shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of the people closest to an individual living with a mental health condition. Pre-registration is required.
FOR LINCOLNTON: The first of 8 sessions begins on February 8, 2020. Please contact: Diane Krisanda at: 828-771-6305 to register or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Sponsored by NAMI South Mountains.
FOR BURLINGTON The first of 8 sessions begins on Tuesday, February 4th 6:30-9:00pm. Contact Becky Springer at 336.437.0206 to register and for more information. Sponsored by NAMI Alamance, Caswell, Rockingham
FOR CHARLOTTE: Classes will begin on February 4, 2020, 6pm – 8pm. For more information or to register, contact Kara Guerriero, at 202-406-0261, email@example.com. Sponsored by NAMI Charlotte.
NAMI NC FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP FACILITATOR TRAINING!
Are you interested in helping others? Our Support Groups provide an environment where participants can talk frankly about their challenges prompted by mental health issues and help one another through their learned wisdom. In our 2-day training, you will learn how to co-facilitate one of these on-going support groups in your community. NAMI NC is conducting a free Facilitator training February 22-23. Volunteers should have experience in being affected by mental illness as a family member. For more information click here or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ON-GOING SUPPORT GROUPS-
Our local affiliates hold weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly support groups that will enable you to gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. Click here to see offerings and contact information throughout North Carolina.