The month of May is Mental Health Awareness month and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is a great resource for information, education, and how to get involved.
NAMI has many classes, presentations, and outreach courses to help educate ourselves.
- NAMI Basics - for parents, guardians and other family caregivers who provide care for youth (age 22 or younger) who experience mental health
- NAMI Family-to-Family - for families, significant others and friends of people with mental health
- NAMI Homefront - for families, caregivers and friends of military service members and veterans with mental health
- NAMI Peer-to-Peer - for adults with mental health conditions
- NAMI Provider - for mental health providers
- NAMI Smarts for Advocacy - hands-on advocacy training programs that helps people wiving with mental illness, friends and family transform their lives
- NAMI Faithnet - interfaith resource network for NAMI members and friends of all faith traditions
To read more on the NAMI education courses or presentations, visit https://www.nami.org/Support-Education/Mental-Health-Education.