All NAMI WC educational programs are suspended until further notice. Please see the letter from our Executive Director for more information and helpful online resources. Stay up to date on the status of our programs by checking the NAMI WC website and/or following NAMI WC on Facebook.

If someone in your family has a mental health condition, you and other family members may be at a loss about what to do and where to turn for assistance. NAMI’s Family-to-Family class was created to help you and your family understand and support your loved one while also caring for yourselves.

The Chelsea Family-to-Family course scheduled to begin March 12 will be postponed. Registered participants will receive updates from the NAMI Washtenaw County office.

Family-to-Family is a highly structured, 8-week mental health education course. Testing has shown it is effective and evidence-based. Family-to-Family

  • Provides a supportive environment in which to learn and grow
  • Covers the basics of serious brain disorders and treatments
  • Helps connect you to information and community resources
  • Teaches techniques for use in mental health crises
  • Teaches important skills and coping techniques for use in relating to a loved one with a mental health condition as well as maintaining a sense of well-being yourself.

The Chelsea Family-to-Family course scheduled to begin March 12 will be postponed. Registered participants will receive updates from the NAMI Washtenaw County office.

Other locations may be offered in the future as well. Registration is required and space, limited. If you’re interested, please fill out this form. A NAMI volunteer will then contact you to help you determine whether the class is right for you.