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.

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.

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.

Please let us know if your community or organization would like to host a workshop!

For more information contact Laurie Emerson at