NAMI Basics

NAMI Basics

six-session education program

NAMI Basics is a FREE, six-session education program for parents, caregivers and other family who provide care for youth (age 22 or younger) who are experiencing mental health symptoms.  NAMI Basics OnDemand which is offered online and available 24/7.

– Develop confidence and stamina to support their child with compassion

– Learn about the different types of mental health care professionals, available treatment

– Prepare for crisis situations, and understand how to navigate the public mental health care, school and juvenile justice systems

Basic elements of coping with mental health conditions
Brain biology and getting a diagnosis
Communication skills and crisis preparation
Treatment and connecting with others by sharing your story
Navigating the mental health and education systems
Self-care and advocacy