What We Do
NAMI Louisville offers information and referral, educational programs and support groups for individuals living with a mental illness and their families. See our calendar or newsletters for a schedule of support groups and locations.
NAMI Louisville's current educational programs include:
The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a free, 12-week course for family caregivers of individuals with severe mental illnesses. The course is taught by trained family members. All instruction and course materials are free to class participants.
NAMI Louisville's next Family-to-Family courses will start:
First week of January, 2014
Please call NAMI Louisville at 502-588-2008 to reserve a seat for the next course.
The NAMI Louisville Social Club coordinates monthly events for persons with mental illness and their families. Come out to the Social Club events for food, fun and friendship. To RSVP for Social Club events, call the NAMI Louisville office at (502) 588-2008 or email us.
NAMI Louisville also raises awareness about issues affecting Louisville's mental illness community. We do this via our annual Walk for Recovery; outreach to consumers, their families and health care providers; and by issuing statements and press releases to Louisville's media regarding mental health.
NAMI Louisville also partners with other advocacy agencies to promote special events to raise mental health awareness, including Mental Illness Awareness Week and other special events throughout the year.
NAMI Louisville is training instructors to begin offering NAMI's educational programs and support groups in Spanish.
NAMI Kentucky also offers several programs in Louisville and throughout Kentucky.