NAMI Basics Virtual Class Registration
NAMI Basics Virtual Class is a free, six-session online education program for parents, caregivers and other family who provide care for youth aged 22 or younger who are experiencing mental health symptoms. NAMI Basics Virtual Class is an adaptation of the in-person course offered in 43 states by NAMI affiliates.
What You’ll Gain
By participating in NAMI Basics, you will realize that you are not alone. You will find support and shared understanding—compassion, reinforcement and empathy from people who truly get your situation. And do not forget: Your experiences may also help others in the course. Together, you will all learn that recovery is a journey, and there is hope.
NAMI Basics Covers:
The impact mental health conditions can have on your entire family
Different types of mental health care professionals, available treatment options and therapies
An overview of the public mental health care, school, and juvenile justice systems
How to prepare for and respond to crisis situations (self-harm, suicide attempts, etc.)
The importance of taking care of yourself
Much, much more