NAMI Family-To-Family

NAMI Family-to-Family

 

 

Upcoming Classes:

NAMI Atlantic/Cape May County
Wednesdays, February 1, 2023 – March 22, 2023
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Online via Zoom
For more information and to register, please call 609-741-5125.
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NAMI Greater Monmouth County
Thursdays, February 2, 2023 – March 23, 2023
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Online via Zoom
For more information and to register, please call (732) 462-6448 or email [email protected]com.
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NAMI Mercer County
Thursdays, April 20, 2023 – June 8, 2023
NAMI Mercer Center (In-person)
1235 Whitehorse Mercerville Rd. Bldg. C, Suite 303
Hamilton, NJ 08619
Register here
For more information, please email [email protected] or call 609-799-8994 x17.

NAMI Somerset County
Wednesdays, February 8, 2023 – March 29, 2023
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Online via Zoom
Space is limited. To register, please email Carolyn at [email protected], or call (908) 285-2238; or email Maureen at [email protected], or call (908) 403-9193.
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NAMI Union County
Thursdays, March 9, 2023 – May 4, 2023
In-person
To register or if you have questions, contact Pat Roman at 732-397-8123 or email [email protected] Please include in the subject line: F2F Course. A F2F teacher will contact you with the details.

 

Program Introduction

NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 8-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people with mental health conditions. It is a designated evidenced-based program. This means that research shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of the people closest to a person with a mental health condition.

NAMI Family-to-Family is taught by NAMI-trained family members who have been there, and includes presentations, discussions and interactive exercises.

 

What You’ll Gain

NAMI Family-to-Family not only provides 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—experience compassion and reinforcement from people who understand your situation. Sharing your own experience may help others in your class. In the program, you’ll learn about:

– How to solve problems and communicate effectively
– Taking care of yourself and managing your stress
– Supporting your loved one with compassion
– Finding and using local supports and services
– Up-to-date information on mental health conditions and how they affect the brain
– How to handle a crisis
– Current treatments and therapies
– The impact of mental health conditions on the entire family

 

Program Contact

If you are interested in receiving additional information to enroll in a Family-To-Family Education Program or if you would like information on training to become a Family Educator or Family Facilitator, please contact our office at (732) 940-0991 or e-mail [email protected].