NAMIam offers free educational meetings the last Monday of most months (unless it is a holiday). Meetings cover topics related to mental health in our community such as Mental Health First Aid Training, Q & A with local candidates, Marquette Clubhouse, Crisis Intervention Training CIT, and Stress Management.

June

NAMI HelpLine: 1-800-950-NAMI (6264)

NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families. 

NAMIam is the local NAMI affiliate serving Alger and Marquette Counties in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

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April

Support

Monday, May 13               Support Group 

Thursday, May 16             Support Group 

Monday, May 20               Education Meeting. Lynn Johnson (Pathways) will cover a variety of topics including jail diversion and Clubhouse.

​​1-800-273-8255​ (TALK)

Monday, April 8                    Support Group

Thursday, April 18                Support Group

Monday, April 29                  Education Meeting. Kevin McDowell, Pain Psychologist, focuses on the relationship between physical diseases and mental illness.

NAMIam will offer a new, FREE "Family-to-Family" course beginning September, 2019. This will be the 15th time this course has been offered in our area and is presented by trained educators.

Classes will meet every Tuesday, 6-8:30 PM for 12 weeks at 129 W. Baraga Avenue, Marquette. Classes are educational, supportive, and are completely confidential. NAMI "Family-to-Family" is a class for families, partners, and friends of individuals with mental illness. The course is designed to facilitate a better understanding of mental illness, increase coping skills, and empower participants to become advocates for their family members. This program was designated as an evidence-based program by SAMHSA.

For more information or to register, please call Cindy at (906)360-7101 or Louise at (906)235-0231. 

Unless otherwise stated, all meetings are held from 7pm to 9pm at 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette, MI.

Education

Education Meeting subjects are TBD. Please contact Cindy at (906)360-7107 for more information, or check our Facebook page.

NEW Family-to-Family Course Starting Soon!

May

NAMIam holds support meetings on the second Monday and third Thursday of every month for anyone with a mental health condition, caregivers, and family. Special NAMI programs such as Family-to-Family are offered at specific times of the year. All meetings and programs are free and confidential. 

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Calendar of Events

Monday, June 10                Support Group 

Thursday, June 20              Support Group