NAMI Basics is a six-week program that provides parents and family caregivers with practical information on a variety of mental health symptoms, treatment and wellness options and how to access care. Taught by trained facilitators -parents who have “been there”- the NAMI Basics course:

  • Is available at no cost 

  • Strongly upholds confidentiality 

  • Takes place for six weeks in 2.5-hour sessions

  • Offers onsite childcare and meals provided 

    NAMI Basics helps families:

  • Develop the confidence and stamina to support their child with compassion

  • Prepare for interactions with the school and mental health care systems

  • Increase skills for crises management, problem-solving, and effective communication

  • Practice strategies for self-care and emotional resiliency

  • Understand the challenges and impact of mental health conditions on the entire family


NAMI Basics Teacher Training, November 14-16, 2014 with NAMI National Trainer, Teri Brister. Participants from left to right: Jaime Zelhuber, Teri Brister, Bonnie Chaney, Totem, Sandi Pahlke, Karen Lipson, Joan Gianotti.

Next Session: Details coming soon!

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Mendenhall Mall Annex
9109 Mendenhall Mall Rd.
Suite 5
Juneau, AK 99801

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(907) 463-4251

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