Community Mental Health Trainings

A VARIETY OF TRAINING & PRESENTATIONS OFFERED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

NAMI Fox Valley is pleased to offer training and presentations such as our NAMI 101 Education Series, “Honest, Open and Proud”, Youth Mental Health First Aid, and many others.

NAMI Talks Speakers Bureau

Speakers for your group or event

As part of our outreach efforts, NAMI Fox Valley works to educate the public about mental illness and provide fact-based information about mental illness, recovery, and related topics. Invite us to come to speak to your employees, service club, church group, or classroom. We also offer tailored presentations.

Family-to-Family

12-week program for families & others

NAMI Family-to-Family is a 12-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness at no charge to participants. It is a designated evidence-based program. Research shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of the people closest to an individual living with a mental health condition.

NAMI Basics

NAMI Signature Program

NAMI Basics is a free, 6-week education program for parents and family caregivers of children and teens who 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.

Peer-to-Peer

10-week recovery course 

This ten-week education course focuses on recovery and is for any individual with a mental illness at no charge to participants. The course provides participants with comprehensive information on mental illnesses and teaches strategies for personal and interpersonal awareness, coping skills, and self-care strategies.

Recovery Education and Advocacy Program

Advanced recovery course 

The Recovery, Education and Advocacy Program is affectionately referred to as Peer to Peer Part 2. We utilize the information gained in Peer to Peer to create a recovery plan that goes beyond relapse and prevention.

Ending the Silence

50-minute Middle & High School Program

Ending the Silence is a 50-minute program designed for middle and high school audiences and is typically presented in the freshman/sophomore health classes during the mental health portion of the curriculum.

Breaking The Silence

50-minute presentation for elementary children

Breaking the Silence is a 50-minute interactive, age-appropriate, presentation for elementary school children to learn about mental health.The activities review stories of recovery and resilience.