Special Free Class for Caregivers of Children/Teens to be held in Durham and Wake Forest!

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.

DURHAM: NAMI Durham, will offer its NAMI Basics Education Program for this spring from 2-25-20 thru 3-31-20. It will be held on Tuesdays, 7pm – 9:30pm. Contact 919-231-5016 or namibasics@namidurhamnc.org

WAKE FOREST: The Wake Forest class will begin on March 7th and the classes will be held from 9a-11:30a. The class is offerd by NAMI Wake County. Register here or email education@nami-wake.org for questions.



NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 8 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 more information about the upcoming class in Durham click here.

For more information on other class locations near you, contact your local affiliate or the NAMI NC Helpline at 800.451.9682



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 programs@naminc.org.


NAMIWalks–May 16, 2020 – Dorothea Dix Park, Raleigh, NC. For more information email events@naminc.org or to register click here



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.