Free Local Parent Workshops

  • NAMI Wellness Wednesday Series
    During May, NAMI-NYS and affiliates join the national movement to raise awareness about mental health.

    May 4th - Part 1 - Mental Health in Schools

    May 11 - Part 2 - Talk Saves Lives: Preventing Suicide

    May 18 - Part 3 - Setting SMART Goals: A Peer to Peer Perspective

    May 25 - Part 4 - Rethinking Wellness Surviving vs. Thriving

    All sessions are at 4 pm. Pre-registration is required - click on the title to register.

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  • NAMI Family Support Groups in May
    NAMI Family Support Groups, offered by NAMI Affiliates in communities across the country, are free, confidential and safe groups of families helping other families who live with mental health challenges. Download the flyer for dates, location and information

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  • National Alliance on Mental Illness
    May 31 at 7 p.m.
    No Such Thing as a Perfect Parent: A Conversation for Women About Parenting
    Join NAMI-NYS for a Women's Mental Health Discussion Series hosted by Ann Canastra, LMHC, MSW, LPC, NAMI-NYS Board Treasurer. Program is presented through @NAMI_NYS instagram live, Ann will be joined with special guests to discuss women's mental health.

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  • NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 8-session education program for family, partners, friends and significant others of adults living with mental illness. The course is designed to help all family members understand and support their loved one living with mental illness, while maintaining their own well-being. 

    BUFFALO - Wednesdays, May 4 – June 22, Save the Michaels of the World, 737 Delaware Ave, 14209
    All classes meet 6-8:30 pm

    Register by May 2. To register, call 716-226-6264 or email with your name, phone number and class you are interested in. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited and it is important to attend all 8 sessions. Materials and supplies provided. Download the flyer.

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