NAMI Lake County offers free programs and support groups.
NAMI Family to Family
It is a free 8-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. It is a designated evidenced-based program. NAMI-trained family members who have been there lead the course with presentations, discussion and interactive exercises. The group setting allows you to connect with others and build a community of support.
NAMI Connection NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program open to any adult with a mental health condition. It offers respect, understanding, encouragement and hope in a relaxed setting. Participants are welcome to attend on a walk-in basis, and no formal diagnosis is require.
NAMI Family and Friends NAMI Family & Friends is a free four-hour seminar that informs people who have loved ones with a mental health condition how to best support them. It’s also an opportunity to meet other people in similar situations and gain community support. The seminar is led by trained people with lived experience of supporting a family member with a mental health condition.