ALL SUPPORT CLASSES ARE CURRENTLY ON HOLD Please remember all NAMI Mahoning Valley in-person support groups & classes are on hold during this public health concern due to COVID-19.
Peer To Peer - Support Class
NAMI Peer To Peer is a free, eight week educational program designed for adults living with serious mental illness who are looking to establish and maintain their wellness and recovery. The class is lead by a team of two trained individuals who have personal experience living well with mental illness. Participants in the Peer To Peer class attend eight two-hour courses and explore the ways mental illness can impact their lives, jobs, relationships and health. The class includes mindfulness exercises, relapse prevention plans, communication skills and much more.
Family To Family - Support Class
Family To Family is a free, eight week educational program for family, significant others and friends of people with mental illness. A big part of this class is families connecting with one another to help find out that they are not alone. The class covers topics like diagnoses, medications, how to support your loved one, communication skills, handling a crisis, local resources, what to do if your family member is missing and so much more.
Mahoning Mental Health - 101
This is a free, four hour class open to the public offering general knowledge about mental illness. Covered are symptoms, diagnoses, medication overview, resources in the community, a general overview of how the mental health system works in Ohio and more.