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Visions for Tomorrow

AL, AZ, CA (2 affiliates), CO, CT, DE, GA, IL, IN, IA ( 9 trained), KS, LA, MA, MN, MS, MO, NJ, OK, OR, SC, SD, TN, TX, VT, VA, WA, WI

NAMI Provider Education Program

AL, AZ, CA, CT, FL, IL, IN, IA, KY, MN (Olmsted County), MS, MO, MT, NY,  PA, SC, UT, VA, VT, WI, Ontario, Canada

 

Hand-to-Hand

FL (4-5 teams), OH, PA

 

Caring for Caregivers

TX

Coping with Mental Illness in the Family

AZ

Out of the Shadows

ME

 

Advocacy Training for Providers, Consumers and Familes

CT

Journey of Hope

LA, TN, ND (under MHA), TX

Young Families

NC

  

Discovery To Recovery

OR (5 weeks)

Seeds for Sowing

RI

  

MESA - Mutual Education, Support and Advocacy

VA

Family Partners

NH

  

Families in Action

MI

 

  

School Program/ Teacher Inservice

 

Other

Breaking the Silence

AL, AK, CT, LA, IA, NJ, NY, OH, OR, TN

Hope for Tomorrow

OK, UT

Advocacy Training for MH Providers, Consumers and Families

CT

Inside Mental Illness

RI

Better Todays, Better Tomorrows (formerly Red Flags)

ID, OH

Parents and Teachers As Allies


FL

Hugs

MI

Aging Caregiver

MD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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Advocacy Training for MH Providers, Consumers and Families
A 6-hour Advocacy Training Workshop is available through NAMI-CT to groups of 6 or more.

Breaking The Silence Progress Report
BREAKING THE SILENCE was developed for NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) as part of their "Campaign to End Discrimination" to end this cycle of ignorance and shame.

Breaking The Silence: Teaching School Kids About Mental Illness
Learn more about this educational package which teaches upper elementary, middle school and high school students about serious mental illness.

Bridges
The BRIDGES consumer program is part of the ongoing commitment to education that NAMI-MN offers to those whose lives are affected by mental illness.

BRINGING THE MESSAGE OF RECOVERY TO OUR SCHOOLS
Miss New York State, Jessica Lynch, tells her story of childhood and adolescent depression in the new edition of the school-based education program Breaking the Silence: Teaching the Nest Generation About Mental Illness.

COMPEER
Compeer is a not for profit organization which matches community volunteers in supportive friendship relationships with children and adults receiving mental health treatment. "Compeer" means a "companion who is also a peer or equal."

Georgia's Certified Peer Specialist Project
Following is a piece on Georgia's very progressive and impressive peer specialist project, which has innovatively used Medicaid funding to bring the promise of recovery to recipients of Georgia's public mental health service system.

Hand-To-Hand
Hand to Hand is an eight-week education program designed to foster learning, healing and empowerment among families of children with emotional/mental/ neurobiological disorders.

Hope For Tomorrow
Hope for Tomorrow is a mental health education program for parents, teachers, students and all who work with children and adolescents.

MESA
The MESA (Mutual Education Support and Advocacy) Family Workshops are a series of classes for parents, siblings, spouses and adult children of individuals with mental illness.

NAMI Idaho's Better Todays (formerly Red Flags)
Red Flags Idaho is a program designed to help parents identify emotional and behavioral problems in junior high and middle school students and get the help the family needs to remain self-reliant.

Out of the Shadows: A Parent Education Program
NAMI Maine has developed an 11-week educational course specifically for families of children who have mental illness.

Parents And Teachers As Allies
The Greater Orlando area has conducted a pilot educational program for NAMI National. The PARENTS AND TEACHERS AS ALLIES In-Service Program is a team presentation for schoolteachers, guidance counselors and other staff.

Parents Offering Wisdom, Enrichment and Resources
Parents Offering Wisdom, Enrichment and Resources (POWER) are a series of seminars being offered by the Collier County National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) in cooperation with Naples Alliance for Children to assist parents and caregivers of school-age children diagnosed with mental conditions through education and support.

State Programs for Families, Young Families and Providers

Three States Offer the Bridges Program for Consumers
A number of peer education programs, focusing on consumers, are now making their way to amplify services for individuals with serious mental illness in recovery. These are important programs for building confidence and empowerment. Find out more about Bridges, one of the oldest Peer Programs in the country.

Visions For Tomorrow
Visions for Tomorrow consists of a series of workshops for direct primary caregivers of children and adolescents with brain disorders.

What Will Happen When We Are Gone?
NAMI Maryland's Aging Caregiver Program helps families of people with serious mental illness plan for a secure future for their loved ones.


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