NAMI Champaign Current Courses

NAMI Family-to-Family

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NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, eight-week educational course for family members, friends, caregivers, and loved ones, of an adult person living with severe mental illness.  This course is for adults only and is taught by a team of experienced NAMI trained family members volunteers who know what it’s like to have a loved one living with mental illness.

See the Calendar page for the current meeting time. Please contact Nancy Carter 217-356-1925 and leave a message or email and put NAMI Class in the subject line for more information. We will get back to you with more information.

NAMI Family & Friends

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

Family & Friends will be offered soon! Please contact Nancy Carter (217) 356-1925 and leave a message or email We will get back to you as soon as we can and let you know more information.

Other NAMI Courses

NAMI Basics

NAMI Basics is a free class for parents, guardians and other family caregivers who provide care for youth (age 22 or younger) who are experiencing mental health symptoms. This course is also available in Spanish, Bases y Fundamentos de NAMI.

NAMI Peer-to-Peer

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, eight-session educational program for adults with mental health conditions who are looking to better understand themselves and their recovery. Taught by trained leaders with lived experience, this program includes activities, discussions and informative videos.

See the Calendar page for the current meeting time.

NAMI Presentations

NAMI Ending the Silence

NAMI Ending the Silence is a presentation designed for middle and high school students, school staff, and parents or guardians of middle or high school aged youth. Audiences learn about the signs and symptoms of mental health conditions, how to recognize the early warning signs and the importance of acknowledging those warning signs.

NAMI In Our Own Voice

NAMI In Our Own Voice is a presentation for the general public to promote awareness of mental health conditions and recovery. This program is also available in Spanish, En Nuestra Propia Voz de NAMI.