East Tennessee

NAMI Affiliates are where family members, individuals with mental illness, friends, mental health service providers and others gather to offer peer-to-peer support groups, education opportunities, and advocacy at the grassroots, community level.
 

 

 

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East Tennessee currently has NAMI Affiliates in Anderson, Greene, Hamilton, Knox, Roane and Washington counties. We are growing and adding new affiliates all the time. Please check back often.

To learn how you can become an affiliate, contact your Regional Coordinator. 

Regional Coordinator: NAMI TN
Phone: 615-361-6608
Email: [email protected]

Support Groups 

There are many Zoom support groups throughout the state.  You can attend any that are appropriate for you. View more listings on the Middle or West TN Affiliate Support pages. 

 

[F] Family Support Groups: For family & friends of individuals with a mental health condition.    [P] Peer:  For individuals with a mental health condition.    [C] Combined: Family members & Peers

Rev 10/20

Affiliate

Support Group Type

Day of Week

Zoom/In-Person Location

Time [EST]

Contact Person

Phone

Email

Oak Ridge

Family [F]

2nd Tuesday

Zoom

7:00-8:30PM

Kathy Martin

865-466-1234

[email protected]

Chattanooga

Family [F]

2nd Monday

Zoom

6:00-7:30PM

Kathy Milam

423-521-2590

ky[email protected]

Maryville

Family [F]

3rd Wednesday

Zoom

6:00-7:00PM

Della Morrow

865-924-5311

[email protected]

Maryville

Peer [P]

3rd Thursday

Zoom

6:00-7:30PM

Brennan Atkinson

865-317-4413

[email protected]

Greene

Family [F]

1st Tuesday

Zoom

7:00-8:00PM

Debbie

423-552-2368

[email protected]

Greene

Peer [P]

1st Monday

Zoom

7:00-8:30PM

Debbie

423-552-2368

[email protected]

Most NAMI TN Affiliates are following the CDC recommendation to cancel face to face meetings during this unprecedented time of the Corona Virus. Please call the local Affiliate for specific details or alternate plans. Thank you for your understanding.

About Our Classes

NAMI Tennessee IS COMMITTED TO RAISING AWARENESS AND INCREASING UNDERSTANDING OF MENTAL ILLNESS.

Class Schedule

There are Classes frequently added during the month offered throughout the state.  Please check back often.

NAMI Family-to-Family: This is an eight workshop program for family members, caregivers, and loved ones of those with a mental illness. It goes into mental illnesses, medications, coping skills, communication skills and self-care strategies.

NAMI Family-to-Family Leadership Training: Care about someone with a mental health condition? Are you interested in teaching others about your experience? Would you like to be trained how to teach this program? NAMI Family-to-Family Program Leader training may be for you.

NAMI Basics: This is a six workshop NAMI signature program for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents with a mental illness. This class covers illnesses, medication, in-depth documentation with additional resources with forms for the various systems like medical and school.

NAMI Basics on Demand: A free, online program for parents, caregivers and others who provide care for youth and young adults.

Start Date: Jan. 23, 2021
Class Type: Family to Family Class
Affiliate: Franklin/Williamson
Availability:
Statewide/Zoom
Contact: Dick
Phone: 615-594-4641
Register: Call

Start Date: Nov. 12-15, 2020
Class Type: Basics Teacher Training
Affiliate: NAMI Tennessee
Availability:
Statewide/Zoom
Contact: Denise Stewart
Phone: 800-467-3589 X 313
Email: [email protected]
Register: Call/Email

Start Date: ON-GOING
Class Type: Basics On Demand Class
Affiliate: NAMI National
Availability: Nationwide/Zoom
Register: [Click Here]

Start Date: Jan. 8 - 10, 2021
Class Type: Family to Family Leader Training
Affiliate: NAMI Tennessee
Availability: Statewide/Zoom
Contact: Denise Stewart
Phone: 800-467-3589 X 313
Email: [email protected]
Register: Call/Email

 

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