Register for Upcoming Classes
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. Depending on the class size, seats in these sessions may become available to the general public).
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.
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.
Mondays & Wednesdays, Dec 2-Dec 30, 2019
To Register: Kenya Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org or 404-936-5318
Mondays, Jan 6-Mar 16, 2020
To Register: Angela Patterson at Amp8.email@example.com or 229-349-0062
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.
De Familia a Familia en Español
Programa Educativo Gratuito Para familiares de personas enfrentando una enfermedad mental.
El curso incluye información sobre trastornos cerebrales como la esquizofrenia, bipolar, depresión severa entre otros; talleres sobre comunicación, empatía, como manejar una crisis; funcionamiento del cerebro, medicamentos y mucho más. El programa es liderado por instructores capacitados que también son familiares de personas afectadas por enfermedades mentales, y saben, por experiencia propia, lo que significa tener un ser querido bajo estas circunstancias.
NAMI Homefront is a free educational program for families, caregivers and friends of military service members and vets with mental health conditions. Pre-registration is required.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.)
NAMI SMARTS is designed to help you learn to summarize your experience as a person in recovery 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.