NAMI Homefront

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Online Mental Health Resources for Military Service Members, Veterans and Their Families

Veterans and their loved ones have unique lives full of experiences that may be difficult to navigate. NAMI has created a free online suite of mental health resources for caregivers, family members, military service members and veterans. These resources are meant to educate and empower the military community in their journey towards mental health recovery and overall well-being.

Sign Up for Free Access to Resources

NAMI Homefront Mental Health Resources are accessible through computers or mobile devices, and they’re available 24/7. After signing up, you’ll find information about:

  • Navigating and understanding mental health conditions
  • Current, evidence-based treatments and therapies
  • Ways you can increase your overall well-being
  • Tips for self-care
  • Advice about managing stress
  • Communication strategies
  • Transitioning from military to civilian life
  • Links to helpful organizations and crisis services
  • And more!
Mental Health Basics - an overview of mental health conditions, including common symptoms, challenges and experiences.
Self Care - Strategies for caring for yourself, managing stress reactions and understanding how stress works.
Common Mental Health Diagnoses - Detailed overviews of mental health conditions, including symptoms and common challenges.
Self-Improvement - A guide to setting your personal vision and setting goals to improve your well-being.
Crisis Planning - Tools to plan for a mental health crisis, including resources for veterans and service members.
Personal Perspectives and Recovery - Experiences and reflections from people who experience symptoms of mental health conditions.

About NAMI Homefront Education Programs

The NAMI Homefront educational program is free and held over six sessions. The program is designed for families, caregivers and friends of military service members and veterans with mental health conditions.
Based on the nationally recognized NAMI Family-to-Family program, NAMI Homefront is designed to address the unique needs of family, caregivers and friends of those who have served or are currently serving our country. The program is taught by trained family members of service members/veterans with mental health conditions.

What You’ll Gain

Recovery is a journey and there is hope for all people affected by mental health conditions. This program provides the opportunity for mutual support and shared positive impact. You will experience compassion and reinforcement from people who relate to your experiences. Through your participation, you have the chance to help others grow.
NAMI Homefront teaches you:

  • Strategies to care for yourself, including managing your stress
  • How to support your family member with compassion
  • Ways to identify and access federal, state and local services
  • Where to find information about the latest research and information on mental health, including posttraumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, anxiety, depression and substance use
  • Current treatments and evidence-based therapies
  • Tactics to navigate the challenges and impact of mental health conditions on the entire family
  • Crisis management, problem solving and effective communication

Sign Up for a Class

Find the NAMI Homefront nearest to you. If a class isn’t available, contact your local NAMI Affiliate about starting one.

Thanks to our partners for making this program possible.