We offer various free classes and peer support groups each month throughout Tarrant County. Some classes and support groups are happening right now.
In addition to offering support groups and education classes, NAMI Tarrant County is also looking for certified support group leaders and people who are available to assist with various classes. If you wish to become part of NAMI and help grow our support groups please email us to get started at firstname.lastname@example.org.
F2F is a no cost, 12-week course for families, friends and partners of individuals living with a mental illness. This is a comprehensive course, providing invaluable insight and information regarding medications, treatment and recovery.
Grapevine: Our next class is scheduled to start on February 17th. It will take place on 6 consecutive Saturdays from 9am to 3:30pm. The teachers for this class are: Sue Adams, Donna Dunn, and Mike and Mary Walker.
Arlington: Our next class is schedule to start on March 6th. It will take place on Tuesday nights from 6pm to 9pm at Trinity United Methodist Church. The teachers for this class are: Carolyn Apodaca and Bettye Edge.
If you would like to register for either of these courses, please download the application.
P2P is a no cost, 10-week course led by NAMI Certified mentors with lived experience of mental illness. This program is for adults who wish to establish and maintain wellness in response to mental health challenges. If you would like to register for this course, please download the application.
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.
Provider Education helps professionals who work with individuals living with mental illness understand the experience of mental illness from individual and family perspectives. Through exposure to personal stories, participants may gain tools that increase their empathy and professional skills.
NAMI Homefront is the newest educational course for family, caregivers and friends of military Service Members and Veterans living with mental illness.