The NAMI (National Alliance of Mental Illness) is a grassroots, family and consumer, self-help, support, education and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons with serious mental illnesses, also known as severe brain disorders. NAMI Tarrant County is located in North Texas and we are an affiliate of NAMI.org. Click here for Coronavirus updates and resources.
NAMI Tarrant County
Peer Support Group
Due to COVID-19 regulations, all in-person general meetings are cancelled until further notice. However, we are offering a Connections Recovery support group every Friday night @ 7:00pm via conference call. This group is for peers only. If you are someone who is living with a mental health condition and would like to connect, click here. The online meeting ID is: info74845.
We are working on finding two people that will facilitate an online support group for family members.
Family Support Group
NAMI Texas is offering an online NAMI Family Support Group on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month at 6:30pm. The sessions will be led by two FSG facilitators beginning on April 1st, 2020.
To access this group:
1) Click here.
2) Click on the blue tab that says, “Not Yet a Member? Setup Your Free Account Now!”
3) Create a member account.
4) After answering a few questions, it will return you to the NAMI Texas landing page.
5) Register for a meeting under, “Our Meeting Calendar.”
NAMI Basics is a no cost, 6-week course for parents and primary caregivers of children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness. It covers the fundamentals of caring for yourself, for your family and for your child.
To access NAMI Basics OnDemand, click here.
We are always looking for volunteers who are willing to help us gain insight into how we can be more effective in the community! For more information on how you can help or how we can assist you, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.