NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) helps families and individuals affected by mental illness build better lives through education, support, and advocacy.
NAMI’s calendar is filled with the information you need to connect to all of their support and social groups, as well as their education events. And as always, you can connect with their Helpline. Call 212-684-3264 or email anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Black Minds Matter
NAMI’s new support group for people who identify as Black and are living with a mental illness. Every 2nd and 4th Friday, from 6 to 7:30pm ET, via video or phone. Find info to connect here.
NAMI Wellness Chats
A place for anyone who needs to connect! Share how you’re handling life these days – your wellness, your mood…the good, the not-so-good, and the in-between. Share how you’re coping and dealing with anxiety during these challenging times. Every Friday 1pm to 2pm ET, via video or phone. Find info to connect here.
Is your child anxious? Is your teen acting out?
If your child is anxious, or your teen is skipping class, has excessive anger, or problems with eating or substance abuse, or is cutting, these can be signs of a mental health condition. If your child is showing any of these behaviors, NAMI Basics can help you help your child. New classes in June and July – email today to sign up.
Yoga for Mental Health
In this free 60 minute class, practice introductory yoga postures, calming breathing techniques, and meditative exercises to help calm your nervous system, and release stress and anxiety from the body and mind. All levels of yoga students are welcome – this class is suitable for first time yoga students. Every Tuesday, 6 to 7pm ET. Register now.