Advocacy

NAMI Courses

AltaPointe supports the educational programs of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Its peer education and support programs help individuals living with mental illness and their families.

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Family-to-Family

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Family-to-Family is a free, 12-week course for families, partners and friends of individuals with serious mental illness.

  • Trained NAMI family members teach the course.
  • All instruction and course materials are free.
  • More than 300,000 family members have graduated from this national program.

Peer-to-Peer

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NAMI Peer-to-Peer program is a free, 10-week peer-led recovery education course open to any person with a serious mental illness. Peer-to-Peer emphasizes recovery from mental illness as a feasible, supportable goal and challenges the prejudgment surrounding these illnesses.

NAMI Basics

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Basics is a six-class program for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses. The NAMI Basics course is taught by trained teachers who are the parent or other caregivers of individuals who developed the symptoms of mental illness prior to the age of 13.

In Our Own Voice (IOOV)

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IOOV offers insight into the hope and recovery possible for people living with a mental illness. Trained individuals living with mental illness lead a brief, yet comprehensive and interactive, presentation about mental illness.

Find out more about these programs at the NAMI Mobile website.