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Education

NEW Family-to-Family Course Starting Soon!

NAMI HelpLine: 1-800-950-NAMI (6264)

Monday, January 14             Support Group 7-9pm

Thursday, January 17           Support Group 7-9pm

Monday, January 28             Education Meeting 7-9pm


January

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

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.

Monday, March 11                Support Group 7-9pm

Thursday, March 21              Support Group 7-9pm

Monday, March 25                Education Meeting 7-9pm             


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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Support

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. 

Calendar of Events

February

NAMIam will offer a new, FREE "Family-to-Family" course beginning February 19, 2019. This will be the 14th 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. 

Monday, February 11       Support Group 7-9pm

Thursday, February 21     Support Group 7-9pm

Monday, February 25       Education Meeting 7-9pm. Kevin McDowell, Pain Psychologist, focuses on the relationship between physical diseases and mental illness.

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

​​1-800-273-8255​ (TALK)

March