NAMI Basics is a 6-session class for parents, caregivers, and other family members who provide care for youth (ages 22 or younger) who are experiencing mental health symptoms. This program is free to participants, 99% of whom say they would recommend the program to others.
The in-person course is taught by a trained team with lived experience raising a child with a mental health condition. They know what you’re going through because they've been there too.
The course consists of six classes, each lasting for 2 ½ hours. Classes may be offered weekly for six consecutive weeks, or may be offered twice per week for three weeks to accommodate schedules of parents. All instruction materials are FREE to participants. The goals of the program are:
Course elements include:
Registration Required for this Class
NAMI Basics is a FREE course. Registration is required.
NAMI Basics is a free course. Registration is required. Once you have registered, we will contact you to confirm your spot in the next class. You must receive confirmation to attend the class. Class size is limited. If our class is full, we will automatically add you to the wait list for the next class.
Next session start date to be announced.
NAMI Long Beach Area Offices
5230 Clark Ave. Suite #2
Lakewood, CA 90712
For more information, please contact:
NAMI Long Beach Class Coordinator
Phone: (562) 435-2264