NAMI Signature Programs
What are NAMI's Signature Programs?
NAMI's Signature Programs are peer run support groups, classes and presentations that use materials and curriculum developed by NAMI. Non participant observers are not permitted to attend or audit any NAMI class or support group( eg. media, researchers, students), you must be a part of the discussion.
NAMI support groups are peer-led and offer participants the opportunity to share their experiences and gain support from other attendees.
NAMI offers a variety of peer-led education courses free of charge to participants. Each is designed to meet the needs of its target audience. Classes emphasizes the importance of hope and community and provide insights into challenges related to mental illness. You must register with the hosting affiliate ahead of time in order to attend.
NAMI presentations offer audiences the opportunity to hear stories of lived experience from people with mental health conditions. They create awareness, reduce stigma and increase empathy. These programs are part of NAMI’s national effort to change attitudes and stereotypes about what mental health conditions are like and how we view the people who have them.