NAMI Kansas Classes
Here you will see all the classes that NAMI Kansas has to offer to our community. To learn about more about these events and to know when a class is coming up near you, contact us. For further information about the programs and videos that can be watched, click here.
Family to Family Workshop
Family to Family workshop will be held on Monday nights from January 7, 2019 thru March 18, 2019. 6pm - 8:30pm. Countryside UM Church, Room #4, 3221 SW Burlingame Rd Topeka, KS. NO CHARGE. Workbooks, snacks, soft drinks provided. To register contact Marilyn Rowland at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Susan Wallace at 785-231-7253
Peer-to-Peer (P2P) is an experiential learning program for people with any serious mental illness who are interested in establishing and maintaining their wellness and recovery. Each P2P class consists of ten two-hour units and is taught by a team of three trained "mentors" who are personally experienced at living in recovery.
NAMI Basics is a six-week education program for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses. Classes are taught by trained teachers who are the parent or other caregivers of individuals who developed the symptoms of mental illness before the age of 13. The course gives current information about Attention Deficit Disorder, Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Childhood Schizophrenia and Substance Abuse Disorders.
Click here for an application for the NAMI Basics class.
NAMI Topeka, the local organization of the National Alliance on Mental Illness,
NAMI Homefront is a free, six-session education program for family, friends and significant others of Military Service Members and Veterans with mental health conditions. It focuses on the unique needs of military and veteran communities, such as post-deployment and post-discharge transition
The course is designed to help family members understand and support their loved one while maintaining their own well-being. The trained teachers of this course are also family members who have experience with military culture and know what it is like to have a loved one living with mental illness.
The NAMI Provider Education Program is a 10-week course that presents a penetrating, subjective view of family and consumer experiences with serious mental illness to line staff at public agencies who work directly with people with severe and persistent brain disorders. The course helps providers realize the hardships that families and consumers endure and to appreciate the courage and persistence it takes to live with and recover from mental illness.
Provider Education is a program that is available in Kansas, though it is not regularly utilized. For more information, please call (800) 539-2660
Family-to-Family (F2F) is a 12-week course for family members and caregivers of individuals with severe brain disorders (mental illnesses). The course is taught by trained family members.
The F2F curriculum provides current information about schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder (manic depression), panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline personality disorder, and co-occurring brain disorders and addictive disorders.
Click here for an application for the Family-to-Family Program.