NAMI Basics

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NAMI BasicsParent talking with teen and holding tea is a class for parents and other family caregivers of children and adolescents who have either been diagnosed with a mental health condition or who are experiencing symptoms but have not yet been diagnosed. A nationally-developed program taught by trained volunteers who have lived experience with children. Duration is 6 weeks. Cost is Free.

Now Available On-Demand. 

Course Topics include

  • The biology of mental illness
  • The latest research, advances in treatment and an overview of treatment options
  • The impact of a child’s mental illness on the rest of the family
  • An overview of the systems of care for children and teens living with mental illness

If you’d like to meet other caregivers locally …

NAMI Greater Mississippi Valley offers a weekly Family Support Group for Parents & Caregivers of Youth