Our Classes

Trained NAMI volunteers bring peer-led programs to the NAMI-NYC Metro office and throughout the five boroughs.

With the unique understanding of people with lived experience, these programs and support groups provide outstanding free education, skills training and support.

NAMI Basics is a class for parents and other family caregivers of children and adolescents who have either been diagnosed with a mental health condition or who are experiencing symptoms but have not yet been diagnosed. This class is also available in Spanish, Bases y Fundamentos de NAMI.

NAMI Family-to-Family is a class for families, partners and friends of individuals with mental illness. The class is designed to facilitate a better understanding of mental illness, increase coping skills and empower participants to become advocates for their family members. The class is also available in Spanish, De Familia a Familia de NAMI.

NAMI Homefront is a class for families, partners and friends of military service members and veterans experiencing a mental health challenge. The class is designed specifically to help these families understand those challenges and improve the ability of participants to support their service member or veteran.

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is open to anyone experiencing a mental health challenge. The class is designed to encourage growth, healing and recovery among participants.

Hope for Recovery is open to both family of adults living with mental illness and adults living with mental illness. The class is designed to help family members understand and support each other.

For information about any of our classes, please contact the Helpline at 212-684-3264 or email us at Helpline@naminyc.org.