Family and Friends

 

NAMI Family & Friends is a 4-hour seminar that informs and supports people who have loved ones with a mental health condition. Participants will learn about diagnoses, treatment, recovery, communication strategies, crisis preparation and NAMI resources. Seminar leaders have personal experience with mental health conditions in their families.

Registration

2018 Workshop Dates

Workshops are free, but registration is required. Register here for the dates listed below. Clicking this link will take you to NAMI National’s website where you will type in a zip code to locate these workshops.

  • Sunday, June 10 from 1 – 5 p.m. at Jewish Community Center (7300 Hart Lane)
  • Saturday, August 25 from 1 – 5 p.m. at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church (1520 N Railroad Avenue)

For more information, email Megan Alvarado, Community Education Coordinator, at megan.alvarado@namiaustin.org.

At Travis County Jail

Workshops at Travis County Jail

  • Sunday, June 10 from 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, August 12 from 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 21 from 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 9 from 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Workshops at the Travis County Correctional Complex are for family and friends of loved ones with mental health issues who are currently incarcerated at the Travis County Jail or have been previously incarcerated. Otherwise, these workshops are closed to the public.

To register for one of these workshops, you will need to email Tiffany Taylor at tiffany.taylor@traviscountytx.gov or call at (512) 854-6615.

Any questions about the program should be directed to Megan Alvarado, Community Education Coordinator, at megan.alvarado@namiaustin.org.