West 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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West Tennessee currently has NAMI Affiliates in Dyer, Madison, Shelby, Tipton Gibson 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 and Classes

STATEWIDE

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.

Gallatin, Sumner County by Zoom – start date 10/13/2020
Contact Neil at 615-425-6604 This program is offered statewide

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.

Memphis, Shelby County by Zoom – start date 8/22/2020. Contact Veronique at 901-725-0305. This program is offered statewide.

 

NATIONAL

NAMI Basics on Demand

A free, online program for parents, caregivers and others who provide care for youth and young adults. Register Here

West TN Affiliate

Group Type

Day of Week

Zoom / In-Person

Time

Contact

NAMI Memphis

Family

1st & 3rd Thursday of the month

Zoom

6:00 – 7:30 PM

Veronica Black

901-725-0305

[email protected]

NAMI Memphis

Peer

2nd & 4th Thursday of the month

Zoom

6:00 – 7:00 PM

Veronica Black

901-725-0305

[email protected]

NAMI Memphis

Family-to-Family Class

Starts 08/27/2020

Zoom

6:00 – 7:30 PM

Veronica Black

901-725-0305

[email protected]

NAMI Memphis

Basics

Starts 08/22/2020

Zoom

6:00 – 7:00 PM

Veronica Black

901-725-0305

[email protected]

Humboldt &
Gibson County

NAMI Basics Class
Parents/Caregivers of
children with mental illness

Starts 10/01/2020

Zoom

6:00 – 7:30 PM

Contact Chassity
731-487-8578

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.
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