COMMUNITY EDUCATION

We now offer many programs online to educate the community and eradicate the stigma surrounding mental illness. We also offer custom presentations for community groups, workplaces, faith communities and more.

To schedule a presentation, call 503-344-5050 or email info@namicc.org

Students at School
Youth, Educators, & Family

ENDING THE SILENCE

NAMI Ending The Silence is now available For Students, For Parents, and For Teachers. It's a 50-90 minute presentation featuring a young adult living with mental illness and a family member telling their stories about mental health challenges, including what hurt and what helped.

To schedule a presentation, call

503-344-5050 or email mentalhealthtraining@namicc.org. See the flyer here. Register here.

Community Members
En Español

COMPARTIENDO ESPERANZA

The NAMI Compartiendo Esperanza presentación es de 90 minutos de duración y está disponible en inglés y español. Interesado en llevar Compartiendo Esperanza a su organización, iglesia o en cualquier otro lugar?

 

Para programar una presentación, llame al 503-344-5050 o email gisela@namicc.orgMas informacion aqui.

Audience
Personal Experience

IN OUR OWN VOICE

NAMI In Our Own Voice presentations change attitudes, assumptions and stereotypes by describing the reality of living with mental illness. People with mental health conditions share their powerful personal stories in this free, 90-minute presentation.

To schedule a presentation, call

503-344-5050 or email info@namicc.org​

Friendship
Suicide Prevention

QPR TRAINING

Question, Persuade & Refer is an educational program that teaches community members how to recognize that a person may be experiencing thoughts of suicide and offer first aid until more experienced help is available. Participants will learn about warning signs, risk factors, common myths about suicide and a three step suicide prevention first aid action plan. The training is for everyone aged 18 or over. By the end of this training, you will know how to:

 

  • recognize the early warning signs of suicide

  • ask the person about thoughts of suicide

  • persuade the person to get help

  • refer the person to help

  • offer hope

  • get help and save a life

 

Contact Casey at americorp@namicc.org for more info. See flyer here. Register here.

Love and Happiness
Family & Friends

FAMILY & FRIENDS

NAMI Family & Friends is a FREE, 4-hour seminar that informs & supports family members, partners, friends and significant others who have loved ones with a mental health condition. Participants learn about diagnoses, treatment, recovery, communication strategies, crisis preparation and NAMI resources. Seminar leaders are also family members and know what it is like to have a loved one with a mental health condition.

To schedule a presentation, call

503-344-5050 or email info@namicc.org

Giving a Speech
Ask the Expert

ASK THE EXPERT

Professionals, advocates and other NAMI experts answer your questions about mental health. Presentations are held monthly, every 2nd Tuesday and cover a wide range of topics. Ask the Expert is an informational webinar series and is not intended to provide medical advice on any specific topic or for any specific individual. 

To register for the next Ask the Expert click here.

Info on the next presentation coming soon.