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Family-to-Family Class, Venice Location

Sarasota Family-to-Family Class, September 9, 2019 - November 25, 2019

NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session education program for family, partners, friends and significant other of adults living with mental illness. The course is designed to help class members understand and support their loved one living with mental illness, while maintaining their own well-being. The course includes information on illness such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression and other mental health conditions. Family-to-Family also offers skill-building workshops on problem-solving, communication and empathy. This program is taught by trained teachers who are also family members and know what it is like to have a loved one living with mental illness.

If you are interested in attending these classes please email info@namisarasotacounty.org, call 941-376-9361.

More information is on our website at https://namisarasotacounty.org/education-support/nami-family-to-family/.

Click here for flyer

Price: $0.00

Date: November 4, 2019

Family Support Group ~ Manatee

The second Monday of every month,
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Peer-led NAMI Family Support Groups are for family members of adults living with mental illness. They are free and confidential, and you don't need to be a NAMI member to participate. By actively sharing in the work of the group, you can gain confidence in your ability to cope. You are not alone.

In addition to our Manatee Family Support Group, we have groups in Sarasota (third Thursday of the month), North Port (fourth Monday of the month), and Venice (first Wednesday of the month).

Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church

12905 E State Rd 70
Lakewood Ranch
FL
34202
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: November 11, 2019

Family-to-Family Class, Venice Location

Sarasota Family-to-Family Class, September 9, 2019 - November 25, 2019

NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session education program for family, partners, friends and significant other of adults living with mental illness. The course is designed to help class members understand and support their loved one living with mental illness, while maintaining their own well-being. The course includes information on illness such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression and other mental health conditions. Family-to-Family also offers skill-building workshops on problem-solving, communication and empathy. This program is taught by trained teachers who are also family members and know what it is like to have a loved one living with mental illness.

If you are interested in attending these classes please email info@namisarasotacounty.org, call 941-376-9361.

More information is on our website at https://namisarasotacounty.org/education-support/nami-family-to-family/.

Click here for flyer

Price: $0.00

Date: November 11, 2019

Family-to-Family Class, Venice Location

Sarasota Family-to-Family Class, September 9, 2019 - November 25, 2019

NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session education program for family, partners, friends and significant other of adults living with mental illness. The course is designed to help class members understand and support their loved one living with mental illness, while maintaining their own well-being. The course includes information on illness such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression and other mental health conditions. Family-to-Family also offers skill-building workshops on problem-solving, communication and empathy. This program is taught by trained teachers who are also family members and know what it is like to have a loved one living with mental illness.

If you are interested in attending these classes please email info@namisarasotacounty.org, call 941-376-9361.

More information is on our website at https://namisarasotacounty.org/education-support/nami-family-to-family/.

Click here for flyer

Price: $0.00

Date: November 18, 2019

Family-to-Family Class, Venice Location

Sarasota Family-to-Family Class, September 9, 2019 - November 25, 2019

NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session education program for family, partners, friends and significant other of adults living with mental illness. The course is designed to help class members understand and support their loved one living with mental illness, while maintaining their own well-being. The course includes information on illness such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression and other mental health conditions. Family-to-Family also offers skill-building workshops on problem-solving, communication and empathy. This program is taught by trained teachers who are also family members and know what it is like to have a loved one living with mental illness.

If you are interested in attending these classes please email info@namisarasotacounty.org, call 941-376-9361.

More information is on our website at https://namisarasotacounty.org/education-support/nami-family-to-family/.

Click here for flyer

Price: $0.00

Date: November 25, 2019

Connection Recovery Support group - Sarasota

Tuesdays
6:00–7:30 p.m.

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness. It provides a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope, and offers a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. The group:

• Is confidential. Participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.
• Is free of charge.
• Follows a flexible structure without an educational format.
• Does not recommend or endorse any medications or other medical therapies.
• Is open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. Participants should feel welcome to drop by and share feelings, difficulties, or successes.

Mental Health Community Center (Prospect House)

240 S. Tuttle Ave # B
Sarasota Conference Room
Sarasota
FL
34237
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: December 3, 2019

Family Support Group ~ Manatee

The second Monday of every month,
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Peer-led NAMI Family Support Groups are for family members of adults living with mental illness. They are free and confidential, and you don't need to be a NAMI member to participate. By actively sharing in the work of the group, you can gain confidence in your ability to cope. You are not alone.

In addition to our Manatee Family Support Group, we have groups in Sarasota (third Thursday of the month), North Port (fourth Monday of the month), and Venice (first Wednesday of the month).

Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church

12905 E State Rd 70
Lakewood Ranch
FL
34202
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: December 9, 2019

Connection Recovery Support group - Sarasota

Tuesdays
6:00–7:30 p.m.

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness. It provides a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope, and offers a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. The group:

• Is confidential. Participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.
• Is free of charge.
• Follows a flexible structure without an educational format.
• Does not recommend or endorse any medications or other medical therapies.
• Is open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. Participants should feel welcome to drop by and share feelings, difficulties, or successes.

Mental Health Community Center (Prospect House)

240 S. Tuttle Ave # B
Sarasota Conference Room
Sarasota
FL
34237
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: December 10, 2019

Connection Recovery Support group - Sarasota

Tuesdays
6:00–7:30 p.m.

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness. It provides a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope, and offers a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. The group:

• Is confidential. Participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.
• Is free of charge.
• Follows a flexible structure without an educational format.
• Does not recommend or endorse any medications or other medical therapies.
• Is open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. Participants should feel welcome to drop by and share feelings, difficulties, or successes.

Mental Health Community Center (Prospect House)

240 S. Tuttle Ave # B
Sarasota Conference Room
Sarasota
FL
34237
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: December 17, 2019

Connection Recovery Support group - Sarasota

Tuesdays
6:00–7:30 p.m.

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness. It provides a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope, and offers a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. The group:

• Is confidential. Participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.
• Is free of charge.
• Follows a flexible structure without an educational format.
• Does not recommend or endorse any medications or other medical therapies.
• Is open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. Participants should feel welcome to drop by and share feelings, difficulties, or successes.

Mental Health Community Center (Prospect House)

240 S. Tuttle Ave # B
Sarasota Conference Room
Sarasota
FL
34237
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: December 24, 2019

Connection Recovery Support group - Sarasota

Tuesdays
6:00–7:30 p.m.

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness. It provides a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope, and offers a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. The group:

• Is confidential. Participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.
• Is free of charge.
• Follows a flexible structure without an educational format.
• Does not recommend or endorse any medications or other medical therapies.
• Is open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. Participants should feel welcome to drop by and share feelings, difficulties, or successes.

Mental Health Community Center (Prospect House)

240 S. Tuttle Ave # B
Sarasota Conference Room
Sarasota
FL
34237
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: December 31, 2019

Connection Recovery Support group - Sarasota

Tuesdays
6:00–7:30 p.m.

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness. It provides a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope, and offers a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. The group:

• Is confidential. Participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.
• Is free of charge.
• Follows a flexible structure without an educational format.
• Does not recommend or endorse any medications or other medical therapies.
• Is open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. Participants should feel welcome to drop by and share feelings, difficulties, or successes.

Mental Health Community Center (Prospect House)

240 S. Tuttle Ave # B
Sarasota Conference Room
Sarasota
FL
34237
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: January 7, 2020

Family Support Group - Venice, FL

The first Wednesday of every month,
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Peer-led NAMI Family Support Groups are for family members of adults living with mental illness. They are free and confidential, and you don't need to be a NAMI member to participate. By actively sharing in the work of the group, you can gain confidence in your ability to cope. You are not alone.

In addition to our Venice Family Support Group, we have groups in Sarasota (third Thursday of the month), North Port (fourth Monday of the month) and Manatee (second Monday of the month).

Venice HealthPark

1201 Jacaranda Blvd.
Room 1283
Venice
FL
34292
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: January 8, 2020

Family Support Group ~ Manatee

The second Monday of every month,
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Peer-led NAMI Family Support Groups are for family members of adults living with mental illness. They are free and confidential, and you don't need to be a NAMI member to participate. By actively sharing in the work of the group, you can gain confidence in your ability to cope. You are not alone.

In addition to our Manatee Family Support Group, we have groups in Sarasota (third Thursday of the month), North Port (fourth Monday of the month), and Venice (first Wednesday of the month).

Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church

12905 E State Rd 70
Lakewood Ranch
FL
34202
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: January 13, 2020

Connection Recovery Support group - Sarasota

Tuesdays
6:00–7:30 p.m.

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness. It provides a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope, and offers a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. The group:

• Is confidential. Participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.
• Is free of charge.
• Follows a flexible structure without an educational format.
• Does not recommend or endorse any medications or other medical therapies.
• Is open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. Participants should feel welcome to drop by and share feelings, difficulties, or successes.

Mental Health Community Center (Prospect House)

240 S. Tuttle Ave # B
Sarasota Conference Room
Sarasota
FL
34237
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: January 14, 2020

Family Support Group - Sarasota

The 3rd Thursday of every month

Peer-led NAMI Family Support Groups are for family members of adults living with mental illness. They are free and confidential, and you don't need to be a NAMI member to participate. By actively sharing in the work of the group, you can gain confidence in your ability to cope. You are not alone.

Note: in addition to our Sarasota Family Support Group, we have groups in Venice (first Wednesday of the month), North Port (fourth Monday of the month) and Manatee (second Monday of the month).

Beneva Christian Church

4835 S. Beneva Rd.
Sarasota
FL
34233
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: January 16, 2020

Connection Recovery Support Group - Venice

6:30–8:00 p.m. (third  Monday of the month)

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness. It provides a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope, and offers a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. The group:

• Is confidential. Participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.
• Is free of charge.
• Follows a flexible structure without an educational format.
• Does not recommend or endorse any medications or other medical therapies.
• Is open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. Participants should feel welcome to drop by and share feelings, difficulties, or successes.

Beacon House

Mental Health Community Centers
1680 C South Tamiami Trail
Venice
FL
34292
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: January 20, 2020

Connection Recovery Support group - Sarasota

Tuesdays
6:00–7:30 p.m.

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness. It provides a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope, and offers a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. The group:

• Is confidential. Participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.
• Is free of charge.
• Follows a flexible structure without an educational format.
• Does not recommend or endorse any medications or other medical therapies.
• Is open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. Participants should feel welcome to drop by and share feelings, difficulties, or successes.

Mental Health Community Center (Prospect House)

240 S. Tuttle Ave # B
Sarasota Conference Room
Sarasota
FL
34237
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: January 21, 2020

Family Support Group - North Port, FL

The 4th Monday of every month

6.00-7.30 pm

Peer-led NAMI Family Support Groups are for family members of adults living with mental illness. They are free and confidential, and you don't need to be a NAMI member to participate. By actively sharing in the work of the group, you can gain confidence in your ability to cope. You are not alone.

Note: in addition to our North Port Family Support Group, we have groups in Venice (first Wednesday of the month), Sarasota (third Thursday of the month), and Manatee (second Monday of the month).

Please note new time and location:

Shannon Staub Library

4675 Career Lane
North Port
FL
34289
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: January 27, 2020

Connection Recovery Support group - Sarasota

Tuesdays
6:00–7:30 p.m.

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness. It provides a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope, and offers a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. The group:

• Is confidential. Participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.
• Is free of charge.
• Follows a flexible structure without an educational format.
• Does not recommend or endorse any medications or other medical therapies.
• Is open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. Participants should feel welcome to drop by and share feelings, difficulties, or successes.

Mental Health Community Center (Prospect House)

240 S. Tuttle Ave # B
Sarasota Conference Room
Sarasota
FL
34237
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: January 28, 2020

Connection Recovery Support group - Sarasota

Tuesdays
6:00–7:30 p.m.

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness. It provides a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope, and offers a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. The group:

• Is confidential. Participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.
• Is free of charge.
• Follows a flexible structure without an educational format.
• Does not recommend or endorse any medications or other medical therapies.
• Is open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. Participants should feel welcome to drop by and share feelings, difficulties, or successes.

Mental Health Community Center (Prospect House)

240 S. Tuttle Ave # B
Sarasota Conference Room
Sarasota
FL
34237
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: February 4, 2020

Family Support Group - Venice, FL

The first Wednesday of every month,
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Peer-led NAMI Family Support Groups are for family members of adults living with mental illness. They are free and confidential, and you don't need to be a NAMI member to participate. By actively sharing in the work of the group, you can gain confidence in your ability to cope. You are not alone.

In addition to our Venice Family Support Group, we have groups in Sarasota (third Thursday of the month), North Port (fourth Monday of the month) and Manatee (second Monday of the month).

Venice HealthPark

1201 Jacaranda Blvd.
Room 1283
Venice
FL
34292
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: February 5, 2020

Family Support Group ~ Manatee

The second Monday of every month,
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Peer-led NAMI Family Support Groups are for family members of adults living with mental illness. They are free and confidential, and you don't need to be a NAMI member to participate. By actively sharing in the work of the group, you can gain confidence in your ability to cope. You are not alone.

In addition to our Manatee Family Support Group, we have groups in Sarasota (third Thursday of the month), North Port (fourth Monday of the month), and Venice (first Wednesday of the month).

Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church

12905 E State Rd 70
Lakewood Ranch
FL
34202
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: February 10, 2020

Connection Recovery Support group - Sarasota

Tuesdays
6:00–7:30 p.m.

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness. It provides a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope, and offers a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. The group:

• Is confidential. Participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.
• Is free of charge.
• Follows a flexible structure without an educational format.
• Does not recommend or endorse any medications or other medical therapies.
• Is open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. Participants should feel welcome to drop by and share feelings, difficulties, or successes.

Mental Health Community Center (Prospect House)

240 S. Tuttle Ave # B
Sarasota Conference Room
Sarasota
FL
34237
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: February 11, 2020

Connection Recovery Support Group - Venice

6:30–8:00 p.m. (third  Monday of the month)

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness. It provides a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope, and offers a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. The group:

• Is confidential. Participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.
• Is free of charge.
• Follows a flexible structure without an educational format.
• Does not recommend or endorse any medications or other medical therapies.
• Is open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. Participants should feel welcome to drop by and share feelings, difficulties, or successes.

Beacon House

Mental Health Community Centers
1680 C South Tamiami Trail
Venice
FL
34292
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: February 17, 2020

Connection Recovery Support group - Sarasota

Tuesdays
6:00–7:30 p.m.

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness. It provides a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope, and offers a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. The group:

• Is confidential. Participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.
• Is free of charge.
• Follows a flexible structure without an educational format.
• Does not recommend or endorse any medications or other medical therapies.
• Is open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. Participants should feel welcome to drop by and share feelings, difficulties, or successes.

Mental Health Community Center (Prospect House)

240 S. Tuttle Ave # B
Sarasota Conference Room
Sarasota
FL
34237
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: February 18, 2020

Family Support Group - Sarasota

The 3rd Thursday of every month

Peer-led NAMI Family Support Groups are for family members of adults living with mental illness. They are free and confidential, and you don't need to be a NAMI member to participate. By actively sharing in the work of the group, you can gain confidence in your ability to cope. You are not alone.

Note: in addition to our Sarasota Family Support Group, we have groups in Venice (first Wednesday of the month), North Port (fourth Monday of the month) and Manatee (second Monday of the month).

Beneva Christian Church

4835 S. Beneva Rd.
Sarasota
FL
34233
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: February 20, 2020

Family Support Group - North Port, FL

The 4th Monday of every month

6.00-7.30 pm

Peer-led NAMI Family Support Groups are for family members of adults living with mental illness. They are free and confidential, and you don't need to be a NAMI member to participate. By actively sharing in the work of the group, you can gain confidence in your ability to cope. You are not alone.

Note: in addition to our North Port Family Support Group, we have groups in Venice (first Wednesday of the month), Sarasota (third Thursday of the month), and Manatee (second Monday of the month).

Please note new time and location:

Shannon Staub Library

4675 Career Lane
North Port
FL
34289
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: February 24, 2020

Connection Recovery Support group - Sarasota

Tuesdays
6:00–7:30 p.m.

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness. It provides a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope, and offers a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. The group:

• Is confidential. Participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.
• Is free of charge.
• Follows a flexible structure without an educational format.
• Does not recommend or endorse any medications or other medical therapies.
• Is open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. Participants should feel welcome to drop by and share feelings, difficulties, or successes.

Mental Health Community Center (Prospect House)

240 S. Tuttle Ave # B
Sarasota Conference Room
Sarasota
FL
34237
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: February 25, 2020

Connection Recovery Support group - Sarasota

Tuesdays
6:00–7:30 p.m.

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness. It provides a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope, and offers a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. The group:

• Is confidential. Participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.
• Is free of charge.
• Follows a flexible structure without an educational format.
• Does not recommend or endorse any medications or other medical therapies.
• Is open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. Participants should feel welcome to drop by and share feelings, difficulties, or successes.

Mental Health Community Center (Prospect House)

240 S. Tuttle Ave # B
Sarasota Conference Room
Sarasota
FL
34237
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: March 3, 2020

Family Support Group - Venice, FL

The first Wednesday of every month,
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Peer-led NAMI Family Support Groups are for family members of adults living with mental illness. They are free and confidential, and you don't need to be a NAMI member to participate. By actively sharing in the work of the group, you can gain confidence in your ability to cope. You are not alone.

In addition to our Venice Family Support Group, we have groups in Sarasota (third Thursday of the month), North Port (fourth Monday of the month) and Manatee (second Monday of the month).

Venice HealthPark

1201 Jacaranda Blvd.
Room 1283
Venice
FL
34292
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: March 4, 2020

Family to Family - Venice

The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a free 8-week course for family and 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
  • Over 300,000 family members have graduated from this national program

    Venice United Church of Christ

    620 Shamrock Blvd.
    Room: Parlor
    Venice
    FL
    34293
    Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: March 6, 2020

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Family Support Group ~ Manatee

The second Monday of every month,
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Peer-led NAMI Family Support Groups are for family members of adults living with mental illness. They are free and confidential, and you don't need to be a NAMI member to participate. By actively sharing in the work of the group, you can gain confidence in your ability to cope. You are not alone.

In addition to our Manatee Family Support Group, we have groups in Sarasota (third Thursday of the month), North Port (fourth Monday of the month), and Venice (first Wednesday of the month).

Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church

12905 E State Rd 70
Lakewood Ranch
FL
34202
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: March 9, 2020

Connection Recovery Support group - Sarasota

Tuesdays
6:00–7:30 p.m.

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness. It provides a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope, and offers a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. The group:

• Is confidential. Participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.
• Is free of charge.
• Follows a flexible structure without an educational format.
• Does not recommend or endorse any medications or other medical therapies.
• Is open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. Participants should feel welcome to drop by and share feelings, difficulties, or successes.

Mental Health Community Center (Prospect House)

240 S. Tuttle Ave # B
Sarasota Conference Room
Sarasota
FL
34237
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: March 10, 2020

NAMI Annual Meeting

Please join NAMI for our Annual Meeting - an opportunity to provide updates on new and ongoing programs, highlights from 2019, and see the new office space! Please RSVP to 941-376-9361 or email at admin@namisarasotacounty.org

NAMI

2911 Fruitville Road
Sarasota
FL
34237
US
Map and Directions

 

Price: $

Date: March 11, 2020

Family to Family - Venice

The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a free 12-week course for family and 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
  • Over 300,000 family members have graduated from this national program

    Venice United Church of Christ

    620 Shamrock Blvd.
    Room: Parlor
    Venice
    FL
    34293
    Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: March 13, 2020

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Connection Recovery Support Group - Venice

6:30–8:00 p.m. (third  Monday of the month)

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness. It provides a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope, and offers a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. The group:

• Is confidential. Participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.
• Is free of charge.
• Follows a flexible structure without an educational format.
• Does not recommend or endorse any medications or other medical therapies.
• Is open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. Participants should feel welcome to drop by and share feelings, difficulties, or successes.

Beacon House

Mental Health Community Centers
1680 C South Tamiami Trail
Venice
FL
34292
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: March 16, 2020

NAMI Basics

NAMI Basics is a free, 6-week education program for parents and family caregivers of children and teens who are experiencing symptoms of a mental illness or whom have already been diagnosed. NAMI Basics is offered in a group setting so you can connect with other people face-to-face.

NAMI

2911 Fruitville Road
Sarasota
FL
34237
US
Map and Directions

 

Price: $

Date: March 16, 2020

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Connection Recovery Support group - Sarasota

Tuesdays
6:00–7:30 p.m.

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness. It provides a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope, and offers a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. The group:

• Is confidential. Participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.
• Is free of charge.
• Follows a flexible structure without an educational format.
• Does not recommend or endorse any medications or other medical therapies.
• Is open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. Participants should feel welcome to drop by and share feelings, difficulties, or successes.

Mental Health Community Center (Prospect House)

240 S. Tuttle Ave # B
Sarasota Conference Room
Sarasota
FL
34237
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: March 17, 2020

Family Support Group - Sarasota

The 3rd Thursday of every month

Peer-led NAMI Family Support Groups are for family members of adults living with mental illness. They are free and confidential, and you don't need to be a NAMI member to participate. By actively sharing in the work of the group, you can gain confidence in your ability to cope. You are not alone.

Note: in addition to our Sarasota Family Support Group, we have groups in Venice (first Wednesday of the month), North Port (fourth Monday of the month) and Manatee (second Monday of the month).

Beneva Christian Church

4835 S. Beneva Rd.
Sarasota
FL
34233
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: March 19, 2020

NAMI Basics

NAMI Basics is a free, 6-week education program for parents and family caregivers of children and teens who are experiencing symptoms of a mental illness or whom have already been diagnosed. NAMI Basics is offered in a group setting so you can connect with other people face-to-face.

NAMI

2911 Fruitville Road
Sarasota
FL
34237
US
Map and Directions

 

Price: $

Date: March 19, 2020

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Family to Family - Venice

The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a free 12-week course for family and 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
  • Over 300,000 family members have graduated from this national program

    Venice United Church of Christ

    620 Shamrock Blvd.
    Room: Parlor
    Venice
    FL
    34293
    Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: March 20, 2020

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Family Support Group - North Port, FL

The 4th Monday of every month

6.00-7.30 pm

Peer-led NAMI Family Support Groups are for family members of adults living with mental illness. They are free and confidential, and you don't need to be a NAMI member to participate. By actively sharing in the work of the group, you can gain confidence in your ability to cope. You are not alone.

Note: in addition to our North Port Family Support Group, we have groups in Venice (first Wednesday of the month), Sarasota (third Thursday of the month), and Manatee (second Monday of the month).

Please note new time and location:

Shannon Staub Library

4675 Career Lane
North Port
FL
34289
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: March 23, 2020

NAMI Basics

NAMI Basics is a free, 6-week education program for parents and family caregivers of children and teens who are experiencing symptoms of a mental illness or whom have already been diagnosed. NAMI Basics is offered in a group setting so you can connect with other people face-to-face.

NAMI

2911 Fruitville Road
Sarasota
FL
34237
US
Map and Directions

 

Price: $

Date: March 23, 2020

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Connection Recovery Support group - Sarasota

Tuesdays
6:00–7:30 p.m.

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness. It provides a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope, and offers a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. The group:

• Is confidential. Participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.
• Is free of charge.
• Follows a flexible structure without an educational format.
• Does not recommend or endorse any medications or other medical therapies.
• Is open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. Participants should feel welcome to drop by and share feelings, difficulties, or successes.

Mental Health Community Center (Prospect House)

240 S. Tuttle Ave # B
Sarasota Conference Room
Sarasota
FL
34237
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: March 24, 2020

NAMI Basics

NAMI Basics is a free, 6-week education program for parents and family caregivers of children and teens who are experiencing symptoms of a mental illness or whom have already been diagnosed. NAMI Basics is offered in a group setting so you can connect with other people face-to-face.

NAMI

2911 Fruitville Road
Sarasota
FL
34237
US
Map and Directions

 

Price: $

Date: March 24, 2020

Available Spaces: Unlimited

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