NAMI Franklin County
Education Services Information
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National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI Franklin County offers an array of peer education and training programs and services for consumers, family members, providers, and the general public. NAMI's education and support programs provide relevant information, valuable insight, and the opportunity to engage in support networks.
These programs draw on the lived experience of mental health consumers and family members who have learned to live well with their illnesses and have been extensively trained to help others, as well as the expertise of mental health professionals and educators.NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program
Family-to-Family is a free 12-week course for families and friends of individuals with mental illness, taught by trained NAMI family members. Since its inception, it has graduated hundreds of people in Franklin County and surrounding areas. By special agreement the course is also taught at the local VA clinics.NAMI Peer-to-Peer Recovery Program
Peer-to-Peer is a recovery education course for any person with a serious mental illness interested in achieving and maintaining wellness. Available in 26 states, this innovative program draws upon the experience of over 1200 NAMI consumers trained to conduct the course.NAMI Basics Education Program
NAMI Basics is developed specifically for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents who are coping with a serious mental illness or serious emotional disturbance. This free 6-session course addresses the fundamental issues facing family caregivers as they seek help for their child.NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group
NAMI Connection is a weekly recovery support group for people living with mental illness in which people learn from each others’ experiences, share coping strategies, and offer each other encouragement and understanding. NAMI Connections is a peer-facilitated support group.
- NAMI Connection
- NAMI Basics
- NAMI Support Groups
- Columbus Area Support Groups