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.
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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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.
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 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!
Calendar of Events
Monday, June 10 Support Group
Thursday, June 20 Support Group