The National Alliance on Mental Illness, in Huntersville, Cornelius, Davidson, Mooresville-Iredell provides support and education to the community we serve!
Family-to-Family Educational ClassesIf you have a family member or other loved one with a history of mental illness, please attend our 12-week educational class. We help you gain a better understanding of mental illness and how to communicate with your loved one, his or her psychiatrist, and other family members. At no cost to you, our class will tell you what questions to ask the psychiatrist and how to build a stronger relationship with your loved one.
Basics Education ClassNAMI Basics is the new signature education program for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents with mental illness. The NAMI Basics course is taught by trained teachers who are the parent or other caregiver of individuals who developed the symptoms of mental illness prior to the age of 13.
Connections Support GroupThis support group is for those who are struggling with mental illness and facilitated by a trained individual who also struggles. This group is interactive and will address struggles with obtaining community support, communicating with loved ones, and developing positive responses to ones illness. (Currently looking for a leader)
Peer to Peer Educational Group ClassThis 10 week class is for those who are suffering from mental illness. This class offers both education and support so there are opportunities for interaction with the facilitators.
Family to Family SupportThis group offers the opportunity for family members to process their struggles in supporting their loved ones. Issues like communication, boundaries, medical compliance are addressed. This group is about interactive support.
At The National Alliance of Mental Illness, we help guide police officers and the like through a one week training class in the correct way to handle mental illness crises. This class gives police officers a better understanding of the needs of mental illness sufferers.