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NAMI Tarrant County

NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

NAMI Tarrant County provides free peer-led mental health education classes and support groups for individuals living with a mental health condition and their loved ones, as well as hosts community events. NAMI Tarrant County is located in North Texas and we are an affiliate of NAMI.org.

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OUR VALUES

“Fairness – We fight for equity and justice”

COMMUNITY SUPPORT & EDUCATION

Serving: Greater Fort Worth Area (Tarrant, Johnson, Parker, Wise Counties)

Family to Family Class

NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 8-session educational program for family, significant others, and friends of people with mental health conditions. It is a designated evidenced-based program.

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Peer to Peer Class

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, eight-session educational program for adults with mental health conditions who are looking to better understand themselves and their recovery.

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Basic Class

NAMI Basics is a 6-session education program for parents, caregivers and other family who provide care for youth (ages 22 and younger) who are experiencing mental health symptoms.

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Homefront Class

NAMI Homefront is a free, 6-session educational program for families, caregivers and friends of military service members and veterans with mental health conditions.

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Support is a word constantly used in the mental health world. We are told to “make sure you have a support network in place” and to “reach out for support during difficult times.” While this advice is truly essential, it does not define what “support” really means. Is it asking someone to help with grocery shopping or seeking advice from a mental health professional?

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Having a mental illness is a challenge that countless people experience in their lifetimes. Some are lucky enough to find peace with their disorder, potentially including a medication regimen that works for them. Others never find solace, and many are unfortunately lost to suicide.

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WE PRACTICE RESPECT, KINDNESS & EMPATHY FOR ALL…

Your mental health is a priority. Your happiness is an essential. Your self-care is a necessity.

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