We’re excited to announce that we will begin offering the NAMI Homefront class for our community in November! NAMI Homefront is a free, six-session program for family, friends, and significant others of military service members and veterans. The class helps
Our Executive Director, Erin Raftery Ryan, penned a post for the Milken Family Foundation Educator blog, Connections. ““You’re on mute,” a sixth-grader kindly informed me during a recent Zoom presentation. While this phrase has become part of our new virtual
How can we work together to support the needs of youth as they transition back to the classroom? Here are some ways to help support student mental health. Request an Ending the Silence presentation at your school. Ending the Silence
Our Program Director, Tim Davis, appeared on the “Dear Family” podcast with his son, Ryder, one of our Ending the Silence presenters, to share their personal stories about being impacted by mental health.
We’re so pleased to report that we trained a new crop of NAMI teachers and fierce mental health advocates at a Family- to-Family teacher training, which was coordinated by our Program Director Tim Davis and taught by our Board Co-President
Persons with brain disorders can have problems with realities, be fearful, agitated and withdrawn, use poor judgment, have little motivation or empathy for you, and believe their delusions. It is difficult for family members to witness the effects of mental illness
I like to share this quote with family members who love someone with a mental health condition: “Ask not what disease the person has, but what person the disease has.” —Sir William Osler Remember: you did not cause the illness,