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NAMI Georgia and its affiliates are hosting a variety of upcoming classes. See below for information on upcoming NAMI Basics, Peer to Peer, Family to Family, Ending the Silence, Homefront, NAMI Smarts, Introduction to Behavioral Health and Addictive Diseases, and Georgia Youth In Crisis programs.

Introduction to Behavioral Health and Addictive Diseases

Introduction to Behavioral Health and Addictive Diseases is designed for first responders, clergy, hospital personnel, security officers, and others who wish to learn about mental health and addictive disorders and how to assist and support those affected and their caregivers. Offered as a one or two-day training program. Continuing education units available for IBHAD classes for LCSW, LMSW, LPC professionals.  Also POST credit hours approved for law enforcement.
(Some sessions are reserved for the hosting organization. However, depending on the class size, seats in these sessions may become available to the general public).

Snellville
Host: Eastdale Medical Center, Snellville
Feb 7, 2019
To Register: Tiaka Thomas, Tiaka.Thomas@hcahealthcare.com

Georgia Youth In Crisis

This training program is designed for law enforcement, educators, mental health providers, counselors, faith leaders, and other community members who touch the lives of youth. The course will provide information to trusted adults to help them in identifying behavioral health disorders and circumstances that can lead to crisis, and gain knowledge of tools and techniques to assist and support youth and their caregivers. Continuing education units available for CIT-Youth classes for LCSW, LMSW, LPC professionals.  Also POST credit hours approved for law enforcement.

Conyers
Host: Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office
Jan 23-25, 2019
To Register: Maria Ramos, manager@namiga.org

NAMI Peer to Peer

NAMI Peer to Peer is a free, peer-led, class for persons with any serious mental illness who are interested in establishing and maintaining wellness and recovery. Class will meet for 8 sessions. Pre-registration is required. Registration will be open through the second week of class.

Moultrie
Mondays, Jan 7-Feb 6, 2019
3pm-5pm
To Register: Amy Wolf, tesswolf0303@gmail.com

Morrow
Tuesdays, Jan 8-Feb 26, 2019
3pm-4pm
To Register: Kenya Phillips, kenyaphillips@hotmail.com

Rome
Tuesdays, Jan 15-Mar 5, 2019
10am-12pm
To Register: Jim Moore, namiromega@gmail.com, 706-506-5010

 

NAMI Family to Family

NAMI Family to Family is a free, peer-led course for adults who have a friend or loved one with a mental illness. Each class will meet for 12 sessions. Pre-registration is required. Registration will be open through the second week of class.

Augusta
Saturdays, Jan 26-Mar 2, 2019
9am-2:30pm
To Register: Faye Taylor, faye.m.taylor@gmail.com

Decatur
Saturdays, Jan 26-Apr 20, 2019
10am-12:30pm
To Register: Justina Edwards, jedwa29@emory.edu

NAMI Homefront

NAMI Homefront is a free, 6-session educational program for families, caregivers and friends of military service members and vets with mental health conditions. Pre-registration is required.

NAMI Basics

NAMI Basics is a free education program for parents and family caregivers of children and teens who are experiencing signs of behavioral or mental health concerns or who have a diagnosis. Class will meet for 6 sessions. Pre-registration is required.

NAMI Ending the Silence

NAMI Ending the Silence is an in-school presentation designed to teach middle and high school students about the signs and symptoms of mental illness, how to recognize the early warning signs and the importance of acknowledging those warning signs. All presentations are offered free of charge.

(Schools interested in seeing a presentation may request through the NAMI Georgia Office that one be given in their area. To request a presentation at your location, please contact programs@namiga.org.)

NAMI SMARTS

NAMI SMARTS is designed to help you learn to summarize your experience as a person with mental illness or as a family member, make an ‘ask’ in 90 seconds, and orchestrate a successful meeting with an elected official at the local, state, or national level. This class is for those who are new to advocacy as well as individuals with years of experience. Pre-registration is required.

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