NAMI Vermont offers the Mental Illness and Recovery workshop for family members, peers and community members who want to learn more about mental health and recovery. This daylong workshop includes basic information about major mental health conditions, an overview of effective treatments, accessing services throughout Vermont, coping strategies, crisis prevention and recovery. This workshop is offered as an alternative to Family-to-Family to accommodate busy schedules and welcomes different roles and perspectives for a wholistic learning experience with stakeholders.


Workshops happening near you:

  • ONLINE (formerly Newport)–Saturday, October 23rd, 9:00am – 4:00pm (deadline to register Oct. 17th)
  • Essex Jct, VT–Saturday, November 13th, 9:00am – 4:00pm

Register for the workshop below.


Who Should Attend: Any community member who wants to learn more about mental health and recovery that includes professionals, family members, and individuals with a mental health condition. Registration instructions are below.

Attend this one-day workshop where you will learn:

  • About the major mental illnesses and symptoms.
  • How mental health conditions are treated.
  • Information on services throughout Vermont.
  • Resources in your community.
  • What recovery really means.
  • Coping strategies to aid in recovery.
  • Techniques to communicate effectively.
  • About NAMI Vermont and its programs.

To register for a workshop near you, follow one of these options:

  • Register Online – we will contact you and confirm your registration. An additional email with directions will be sent one week prior to the workshop
  • Email NAMI Vermont your contact information and we will contact you to complete the registration.