NAMI Fox Valley offers free classes throughout the year for those living with mental-health conditions. Classes are taught by trained mentors who are successfully managing their own conditions. The classes cover a wide range of topics related to mental-health and are designed to assist individuals in reaching and maintaining mental wellness. Much of NAMI Fox Valley's peer education is geared to tapping into resiliency factors in order to provide individuals with a wide range of tools, information, skills and connections to enhance their ability to be successful in managing their mental-health condition.
8-session recovery course
This 8-session education course focuses on mental-health 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 (REAP) addresses coping skills, self-care, trauma, and the need for a recovery action plan.