Family and Friends
NAMI Family & Friends is a free 90-minute or 4-hour seminar that informs people who have loved ones with a mental health condition how to best support them. It’s also an opportunity to meet other people in similar situations and gain community support. The seminar is led by trained presenters with lived experience of supporting a family member with a mental health condition. They will walk you through the following topics.
- Understanding diagnoses, treatment and recovery
- Effective communication strategies
- The importance of self-care
- Crisis preparation strategies
- NAMI and community resources
Presentations will be listed below as they are scheduled, along with registration links.
Registration is required for this free, ongoing training. Register to take the online portion and we will contact you to follow up with training instructions.
To register, visit the NAMI Missouri Family and Friends Presenter Training Application Page
NAMI Family & Friends Companion eBook
The NAMI Family & Friends companion eBook provides important information about mental health conditions, including conditions and diagnoses, treatment and recovery, crisis planning, resources and more. The NAMI Family & Friends companion eBook is also available for direct download as a PDF
Past Presentation Archive
Family and Friends Presentation
Additional information and leader resources will be available on NAMI Missouri’s NAMI Family and Friends password-protected leader resource page, currently in progress.