Schedule and Programs

NAMI  MISSOULA OFFERS THE FOLLOWING EDUCATION PROGRAMS:

NAMI MISSOULA GROUP SCHEDULE, SUMMER/FALL 2019

FINDING YOUR GROOVE: Wednesday afternoons (1 p.m. to 2 p.m.) at 202 Brooks, Room 208. This group is open to adults with mental health issues; it focuses on life skills such as goal-setting, decision-making, time management, coping with stress, communication, etc.

NAMI CRAFTS: Wednesday afternoons from 2:00 to 3:30 at 202 Brooks, Room 210.  This group is open to adults living with mental health issues and interested in drawing, painting, bead work, decorating, and other craft activities.

NAMI CONNECTION: This program is currently discontinued indefinitely. Upon proper approval it will resume and this information will be updated. 

NAMI FAMILY SUPPORT & EDUCATION is held Thursday evenings from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 202 Brooks, in the NAMI office. This is for relatives, friends, and caregivers of individuals living with mental illness.  

ALL NAMI SUPPORT GROUPS ARE FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL; YOU DO NOT NEED TO REGISTER OR TO BE A MEMBER OF NAMI TO ATTEND.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 406-880-1013 OR EMAIL namimissoula@gmail.com 

NAMI Family & Friends

NAMI Family & Friends is a 4-hour seminar that informs and supports people who have loved ones with a mental health condition. Participants will learn about diagnoses, treatment, recovery, communication strategies, crisis preparation and NAMI resources. Seminar leaders have personal experience with mental health conditions in their families.  For further information, please call us at 880-1013. You can also check this link to check for upcoming seminars: https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/NAMI-Programs/NAMI-Family-Friends

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Peer to Peer is a free ten-week “education for recovery” course for individuals with persistent mental health issues.  Taught by trained mentors who are themselves in recovery, the course provides insights into the nature of various psychiatric conditions, helps participants better recognize symptoms and triggers, and aids in developing strategies to prevent or minimize relapse.

If you are interested in our Fall 2018 “Peer to Peer” class, please call us at 880-1013 and we will put you on our pre-registration list.

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Family to Family is a free twelve-week course designed to educate and support family members, loved ones, and caregivers of individuals with mental illness.  Classes are taught by two trained facilitators who have lived the experience of dealing with a family member’s mental illness; the course offers a wealth of information and coping strategies and helps combat the isolation and helplessness families so often feel around this issue.

In 2019, we will be offering Family to Family on Tuesday evenings (6:30 to 9:00) beginning September 10 Class space is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, please call Bev at 542-0236.

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In Our Own Voice is a one-hour presentation offered free to interested community groups.  Two trained presenters discuss their experiences living with, and recovering from, mental illness; a brief DVD is also included.   Educational and inspirational, personal and intimate, In Our Own Voice presentations are one of NAMI’s best tools for combating stigma and stereotypes about mental illness.  Call us at 880-1013 or e-mail us at namimissoula@gmail.com to arrange a presentation to your group or organization.