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NAMI Family & Friends is a 4-hour seminar that informs and supports people who have loved ones with a mental health condition. Participants will learn about diagnoses, treatment, recovery, communication strategies, crisis preparation and NAMI resources. Seminar leaders have personal experience with mental health conditions in their families.
Attendees must register online for this event. This free 4-hour seminar is open to family care gives, peers, professionals or anyone else interested in understanding and improving the lives of individuals living with mental health issues.
Enter your local ZIP CODE to find a seminar in your area with specifics about date and time. Seminars will fill up quickly and space is limited so register now. Additional seminars will be added monthly so please check back if a seminar in your community is not listed.
Did you know that you can donate your old car to benefit NAMI New Mexico? We have joined with V-DAC to provide a way for you to use your vehicle to provide a tax-deductible donation to help NAMI support individuals living with mental illness and their families. See >> Frequently Asked Questions.
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KRQE, Channel 13 in Albuquerque recently ran a news report about a mentally ill man who was on a local business roof and had caused Central Avenue to be shut down for several hours.
The station reached out to Marilyn Salzman, NAMI Westside president to go on camera and talk about mental illness. Click the video below to see the full report and Marilyn Salzman’s interview. “Mental illness does not discriminate.” –Marilyn Salzman
Family-to-Family is 12-week course for family care givers of individuals living with mental illness. This is an evidence-based NAMI signature program conducted several times a year by NAMI affiliates in Albuquerque, Rio Rancho (NAMI West Side), Santa Fe and NAMI Dona Anna (Los Cruces, NM). This evidence-based course is intended to educate family caregivers and give you tools to more effectively help your loved one with mental illness. For more info on Family to Family curriculum see: http://www.nami.org/f2f
NOTE: This course is only intended for for family, significant others and friends who of people living with mental illness.
The next classes will begin Summer 2017 (dates TBD). If you are interested getting on the waiting list for this class, please contact us: Click this button: Contact Form
Click the big green Contact Button and send us an email and be sure to include your phone number – someone will contact you as soon as possible.
These classes fill up fast and seating is limited, so don’t delay.