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

Check out our 2020 Classes!
More class listing coming – check back with us.



Start Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020
End Date: Thursday, March 5, 2020
Time: 6:30 – 9:00 pm
Location: Diversified Health & Wellness Center
11042 Manchester Road, St. Louis, MO 63122

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Start Date: Monday, February 17, 2020
End Date: Monday, March 23, 2020
Time: 6:00 – 8:30 pm
Location: St. Charles Engineering & Surveying, Inc.
801 S. Fifth Street, St. Charles, MO 63301

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