Family-to-Family

A free, 8-session educational program for family, significant others, and friends of people with mental health conditions.

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About Family-to-Family

NAMI Family-to-Family is an 8-week designated evidence-based program that is proven to significantly improve the coping and problem-solving abilities of parents, siblings, spouses, teenage and adult children, and significant others of people living with a mental health condition. 

NAMI Family-to-Family is taught by trained family members who have been there and includes workshops, presentations, discussions, and interactive exercises. Classes are scheduled in the spring and fall, and meet virtually once a week for 8 weeks, 2.5 hours in the evening.

Upcoming classes:

We’re excited to announce the upcoming schedules for our Family-to-Family (F2F) courses this fall. Both courses will be held virtually, ensuring accessibility for all participants.

Tuesday Course:

  • Start Date: TBD (likely Sept. 17 or 24)
  • Start Time: TBD (likely 6:00 PM, confirmation pending)

Thursday Course:

  • Start Date: Sept. 19
  • Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Stay tuned for confirmed dates and times for the Tuesday course! Registration is available for anyone interested in taking this course. For more information, please contact our Program Coordinator at [email protected].

For more updates on our programs, visit www.namivt.org.

About This Program

What You Will Gain

How to Register

NAMI Family-to-Family

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What You Will Gain

NAMI Family-to-Family not only provides information and strategies for taking care of the person you love, but you’ll also find out that you’re not alone. Recovery is a journey, and there is hope.

The group setting of NAMI Family-to-Family provides mutual support and shared positive impact—experience compassion and reinforcement from people who understand your situation. Sharing your own experience may help others in your class. In the program, you’ll learn about:

  • How to solve problems and communicate effectively
  • Taking care of yourself and managing your stress
  • Supporting your loved one with compassion
  • Finding and using local supports and services
  • Up-to-date information on mental health conditions and how they affect the brain
  • How to handle a crisis
  • Current treatments and therapies
  • The impact of mental health conditions on the entire family
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Register

Register for a Family-to-Family class or train to become a Family-to-Family Teacher.

For more information, contact NAMI Vermont at (800) 639-6480 or email[email protected]

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Need more information or guidance?

For more information, contact NAMI Vermont at (800) 639-6480 or email: [email protected]

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