All classes are offered at no cost and taught by trained teachers who have lived experience. To find times and locations of upcoming classes and to register, go to the class registration page in Clackamas County.
NAMI Basics is a free, 6-week education program for parents and family caregivers of children and teens whom are experiencing symptoms of a mental illness or whom have already been diagnosed. NAMI Basics is offered in a group setting so you can connect with other people face-to-face. The course is taught by a trained team with lived experience—they know what you're going through because they've been there. The 6-session program provides critical strategies for taking care of your child and learning the ropes of recovery.
Register online for NAMI Basics or call 503-344-5050.
NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, 8-session educational program for adults with mental illness who are looking to better understand their condition and journey toward recovery. Taught by a trained team of people who've been there, the program includes presentations, discussion and interactive exercises. Everything is confidential, and NAMI never recommends a specific medical therapy or treatment approach.
Register online for Peer-to-Peer or call 503-344-5050.
NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 8-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. NAMI Family-to-Family is taught by NAMI-trained family members who have been there, and includes presentations, discussion and interactive exercises. NAMI Clackamas also offers De Familia a Familia, a Spanish-language class designed to be culturally competent for Latino communities.
Register online for Family-to-Family or call 503-344-5050.