Other Programs

W.R.A.P.® – Wellness Recovery Action Plan

WRAP®. is an evidence-based personalized wellness and recovery system. The class is drop-in and all are welcome-peers and family members, separately or together. There is no charge to attend.

While WRAP® is not a NAMI program, some NAMI affiliates facilitate and host this class. For more information about WRAP® visit www.copelandcenter.com

Visit your local NAMI affiliate Web Site, or contact your affiliate for more information.

Education Talks

Many NAMI Affiliates Host regular Education talks that provides community members to heard from individuals and professionals about their specialties related to mental heath. Please check the events schedule for information on upcoming Education Events, or contact your local affiliate.

Smarts for Advocacy

NAMI Smarts for Advocacy is a hands-on advocacy training program that helps people living with mental illness, friends and family transform their passion and lived experience into skillful grassroots advocacy.

NAMI Smarts for Advocacy is designed as a series of three 1-2 hour workshops or modules or as a single full-day training that develop the following skills:

  • Telling a compelling story that is inspiring and makes an “ask” in 90 seconds
  • Writing an effective email, making an elevator speech and making an impactful phone call
  • Orchestrating a successful meeting with an elected official

The unique step-by-step, skill-building design of NAMI Smarts is effective with a wide range of participants, including those who are new to advocacy as well as individuals with years of experience.

Participants routinely share that they’ve never been able to condense their story or made a clear “ask,” but with NAMI Smarts, they are now able to.

Lobbyists who represent NAMI State Organizations or mental health coalitions also love this program—they see participants come out confident and able to share their story in a way that moves policymakers.

Contact NAMI New Mexico or your local NAMI Affiliate for more information.