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.
The program will held in two locations – Wake Forest and Apex. The Apex program will begin tonight from 6p-8:30p. The Wake Forest class will begin on March 7th and the classes will be held from 9a-11:30a. Both are sponsored by NAMI Wake County. Register here or email firstname.lastname@example.org for questions.
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.
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 by county throughout North Carolina.