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 2017 Classes:

NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY     Flyer    Online Registration
Start Date
: Tuesday, September 12, 2017
End Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Christian Hospital Northeast – Conference Room A (2310)
11133 Dunn Rd St. Louis, MO 63136

Must live in St. Louis County. Childcare is provided upon request with registration. 
Anyone attending all 6 classes will receive a gift card!


ST. PETERS     Flyer     Online Registration
Start Date: Monday, September 11, 2017
End Date: Monday, October 23, 2017 – No Class on 10/09/17
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Location:  Calvary Church – Room MR109
3998 Mid Rivers Mall Dr, St. Peters, MO 63376

Must live in St. Charles County. Childcare is provided upon request with registration.
Anyone attending all 6 classes will receive a gift card!


TOWN & COUNTRY     Flyer    Online Registration
Start Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
End Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Neuwoehner High School
12112 Clayton Rd, Town & Country, MO 63131

Must live in St. Louis County. Childcare is provided upon request with registration.
Anyone attending all 6 classes will receive a gift card!


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