Education Classes

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NAMI educational classes provide information on how to manage living with a mental health condition and strategies for taking care of yourself, or the person you love.

These multi-week classes provide mutual support and shared positive impact—experience compassion and reinforcement from people who understand your situation. Recovery is a journey, and there is hope.

Advocating for Your Black Child

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NAMI SF in partnership with The Kuumba Healing Project / SFDPH is pleased to offer an 8 week Psycho-Educational group designed specifically to support the needs of Parents & Caregivers of Black/African American children and youth (ages 9 -19 years old) who may be experiencing mental health and behavioral challenges.


NAMI Family-to-Family is a class for families, significant others and friends of people with mental health conditions. Designated as an evidence-based program by SAMHSA, it facilitates a better understanding of mental health conditions, increases coping skills and empowers participants to become advocates for their family members. Also available in Spanish, De Familia a Familia de NAMI.


NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a class for adults with mental health conditions. The course is designed to encourage growth, healing and recovery among participants.


NAMI Basics is a class for parents, guardians and other family caregivers who provide care for youth (age 22 or younger) who are experiencing mental health symptoms. This course is also available in Spanish, Bases y Fundamentos de NAMI.