If you are familiar with NAMI Maine then you are already aware of the amazing services they provide. Something that you may not be aware of is that NAMI Maine also provides free training for people who live with an adult family member that suffers from mental heath issues.

Currently, NAMI Maine is looking for volunteers who would like free training to be certified NAMI Family to Family teachers.

The training consists of an eight session program that is presented by a NAMI Maine volunteer who has first hand experience living with a family member who suffers from metal illness.

The next training will take place May 1st and 2nd, which is a weekend. The training is done in a virtual online setting via ZOOM.

The focus of the NAMI Family to Family curriculum is on compassionate care, stress coping skills, understanding what treatments are currently available and also how best to advocate for a family member that suffers from mental illness.

Once the training is complete you would be required to make a commitment to teach a minimum of two classes within a two year window of completing the training.

CLICK HERE to learn more about this valuable free training.


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