NAMI Family & Friends is a free, 2-hour seminar that informs adult individuals who have loved ones with a mental health condition how to best support them. Participants learn about diagnoses, treatment, recovery, communication strategies, crisis preparation and NAMI resources.

Upcoming class dates will be listed here when available.

For questions, please contact Vivian Flanagan, Family Program Coordinator, at or 920-740-3499.


Goals of the Seminar

The seminar is led by trained people with lived experience of supporting a family member with a mental health condition. They will walk you through the following topics:

  • Understanding diagnoses, treatment and recovery
  • Effective communication strategies
  • The importance of self-care
  • Crisis preparation strategies
  • NAMI Fox Valley and community resources

NAMI Family & Friends companion eBook

The NAMI Family & Friends companion eBook provides additional information about mental health conditions including: conditions and diagnoses, treatment and recovery, crisis planning, resources and more. You can download it for free in multiple languages below: