NAMI Basics

NAMI Basics is an educational program for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses. It covers the fundamentals of caring for yourself, for your family and for your child.
NAMI Basics meets for six 2.5 hour sessions. Information and resources are provided at no cost to the participants.
NAMI Basics provides:

  • Up-to-date information on a range of mental illnesses and their impact on the brain
  • Current research on treatments including evidence-based therapies, medications and side-effects
  • Preparation for interactions with the mental health care system and juvenile justice system
  • Skills related to managing crises, solving problems and communicating effectively
  • Confidence for life-long understanding and support

Upcoming Classes:

Start Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019
End Date: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019
6:30 – 9:00 pm
Manchester United Methodist Church
129 Woods Mill Road, Manchester MO 63011

Download Flyer    Register Online

Start Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019
End Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Time: 6:30 – 9:00 pm
Location: Diversified Health and Wellness Center
11042 Manchester Road, St. Louis, MO 63122

Download Flyer     Register Online

Start Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
End Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Time: 6:30 – 9:00 pm
Location: Grace United Church of Christ
8326 Mexico Road, St. Peters,MO 63376

Download Flyer     Register Online


Program Partners:

chlogo   mercylogo   ssmlogo