NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-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.
NAMI Family-to-Family is taught by NAMI-trained family members who have been there, and includes presentations, discussion and interactive exercises.
Fall 2019 Class are all full at this time. If you would like to be notified when the next classes are starting, please click on future registration now. You will be contacted as soon as the class details are confirmed.
Starting Thursday, Aug. 29 from 6:30 - 9:00
Nall Avenue Church of the Nazarene
6301 Nall Ave., Prairie Village, KS 66202
Contact pErson- Em at 913 236-8063
Starting Monday, Sept. 9 from 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Jewish Community Center
5801 W. 115th St., Overland Park, KS 66211
Contact Person - Doris at 913 242-5227
Starting Thursday, Sept. 5 from 6:30 - 9:00 pm
UMC Church of the Resurrection
13720 Roe Ave., Leawood, KS 66224
Contact Person - John at 816-763-6169 or email@example.com
NAMI Family-to-Family not only provides critical information and strategies for taking care of the person you love, but you'll also find out that you're not alone. Recovery is a journey, and there is hope.
The group setting of NAMI Family-to-Family provides mutual support and shared positive impact—you can experience compassion and reinforcement from people who understand your situation. You can also help others through your own experience. In the program, you'll learn about:
How to manage crises, solve problems and communicate effectively
Taking care of yourself and managing your stress
Developing the confidence and stamina to provide support with compassion
Finding and using local supports and services
Up-to-date information on mental health conditions and how they affect the brain
Current treatments, including evidence-based therapies, medications and side effects
The impact of mental illness on the entire family