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Feb
20
Thu
Fam Sup – Hamburg
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Facilitated, confidential support for family members and caregivers concerned about and/or caring for a person with mental illness. Held 3rd Thursday of each month.

Use Bayview Rd. entrance; enter at Door 3 and go to Room 124.

Feb
26
Wed
Fam Sup – Nia Falls
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Facilitated, confidential support for family members and caregivers concerned about and/or caring for a person with mental illness. Held 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. 

Pre-registration is not required to attend.

Transportation may be available in the immediate Niagara Falls area. For transportation, call Maggie, 716-343-3061or Samantha, 716-278-4526.    

Exact location at the hospital is available at the main reception desk.

There is no fee for this service, though participants are encouraged to join NAMI Buffalo & Erie County or make a donation, if able. No one is denied membership due to financial hardship. Membership includes local, state, and national NAMI.

This group is not appropriate for a person who has a diagnosis unless they are a caregiver of a loved one who has mental illness. Referrals to other services available. For any questions, call the office at 716-226-6264.

Feb
27
Thu
F2F W SENECA Family-to-Family Class
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

National best-practice award-winning 8-week class for family members of those living with serious, persistent mental illness. Space is limited. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for the course, which is taught by experienced, trained family members. Classes cover everything from diagnosis and medications to legal and health system concerns, and how to support your loved one for the best possible outcomes, as well as wellness and stress management for caregivers. Participants need to commit to attending all 12 weeks of class.

Topics include:
– illnesses; incl. schizophrenia, major depression,
  bipolar disorder, panic/anxiety disorder,
  obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline
  personality disorder, PTSD
– coping skills such as handling crisis and relapse
– basic info about medications and working with
  treatment professionals
– listening and communication techniques
– problem-solving techniques
– recover and rehabilitation
– caregivers’ self-care around worry and stress

Brief video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ae1ru1SBaaI

Family-to-Family classes are offered several times a year. Again, PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Preference is given to NAMI Buffalo & Erie County members until 3 weeks before class starts. For more information, or to register, call 716-226-6264 or email namibuffalony@gmail.com.

If you cannot attend this class and would like notice of future classes, contact our office to be placed on the list for advance notification.

Mar
2
Mon
F2F AMHERST Family-to-Family Class
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

National best-practice award-winning 8-week class for family members of those living with serious, persistent mental illness. Space is limited. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for the course, which is taught by experienced, trained family members. Classes cover everything from diagnosis and medications to legal and health system concerns, and how to support your loved one for the best possible outcomes, as well as wellness and stress management for caregivers. Participants need to commit to attending all 12 weeks of class, barring an emergency.

Topics include:
– illnesses; incl. schizophrenia, major depression,
  bipolar disorder, panic/anxiety disorder,
  obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline
  personality disorder, PTSD
– coping skills such as handling crisis and relapse
– basic info about medications and working with
  treatment professionals
– listening and communication techniques
– problem-solving techniques
– recover and rehabilitation
– caregivers’ self-care around worry and stress

Brief video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ae1ru1SBaaI

Family-to-Family classes are offered several times a year. Again, PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Preference is given to NAMI Buffalo & Erie County members until 3 weeks before class starts. For more information, or to register, call 716-226-6264 or email namibuffalony@gmail.com.

If you cannot attend this class and would like notice of future classes, contact our office to be placed on the list for advance notification.

Mar
3
Tue
Bd of Directors
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

NAMI Board of Directors meetings are usually held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY. They are open to NAMI members. If you wish to attend, we strongly recommend calling ahead (716-226-6264) to verify, in case there is change to date or location; or cancellation due to weather.

Mar
5
Thu
F2F W SENECA Family-to-Family Class
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

National best-practice award-winning 8-week class for family members of those living with serious, persistent mental illness. Space is limited. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for the course, which is taught by experienced, trained family members. Classes cover everything from diagnosis and medications to legal and health system concerns, and how to support your loved one for the best possible outcomes, as well as wellness and stress management for caregivers. Participants need to commit to attending all 12 weeks of class.

Topics include:
– illnesses; incl. schizophrenia, major depression,
  bipolar disorder, panic/anxiety disorder,
  obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline
  personality disorder, PTSD
– coping skills such as handling crisis and relapse
– basic info about medications and working with
  treatment professionals
– listening and communication techniques
– problem-solving techniques
– recover and rehabilitation
– caregivers’ self-care around worry and stress

Brief video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ae1ru1SBaaI

Family-to-Family classes are offered several times a year. Again, PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Preference is given to NAMI Buffalo & Erie County members until 3 weeks before class starts. For more information, or to register, call 716-226-6264 or email namibuffalony@gmail.com.

If you cannot attend this class and would like notice of future classes, contact our office to be placed on the list for advance notification.

Mar
9
Mon
F2F AMHERST Family-to-Family Class
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

National best-practice award-winning 8-week class for family members of those living with serious, persistent mental illness. Space is limited. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for the course, which is taught by experienced, trained family members. Classes cover everything from diagnosis and medications to legal and health system concerns, and how to support your loved one for the best possible outcomes, as well as wellness and stress management for caregivers. Participants need to commit to attending all 12 weeks of class, barring an emergency.

Topics include:
– illnesses; incl. schizophrenia, major depression,
  bipolar disorder, panic/anxiety disorder,
  obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline
  personality disorder, PTSD
– coping skills such as handling crisis and relapse
– basic info about medications and working with
  treatment professionals
– listening and communication techniques
– problem-solving techniques
– recover and rehabilitation
– caregivers’ self-care around worry and stress

Brief video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ae1ru1SBaaI

Family-to-Family classes are offered several times a year. Again, PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Preference is given to NAMI Buffalo & Erie County members until 3 weeks before class starts. For more information, or to register, call 716-226-6264 or email namibuffalony@gmail.com.

If you cannot attend this class and would like notice of future classes, contact our office to be placed on the list for advance notification.

Mar
10
Tue
F2F NIAGARA FALLS
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

National best-practice award-winning 8-week class for family members of those living with serious, persistent mental illness. Space is limited. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for the course, which is taught by experienced, trained family members. Classes cover everything from diagnosis and medications to legal and health system concerns, and how to support your loved one for the best possible outcomes, as well as wellness and stress management for caregivers. Participants need to feel they can reasonably commit to attending all 8 weeks of class (barring an emergency).

Topics include:
– illnesses; incl. schizophrenia, major depression,
  bipolar disorder, panic/anxiety disorder,
  obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline
  personality disorder, PTSD
– coping skills such as handling crisis and relapse
– basic info about medications and working with
  treatment professionals
– listening and communication techniques
– problem-solving techniques
– recover and rehabilitation
– caregivers’ self-care around worry and stress

Brief video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ae1ru1SBaaI

Family-to-Family classes are offered several times a year in various locations. Again, PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. For more information, or to register, call 716-226-6264 or email namibuffalony@gmail.com.

If you cannot attend this class and would like notice of future classes when scheduled, contact our office to be placed on the list for advance notification.

Mar
11
Wed
Fam Sup – Nia Falls
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Facilitated, confidential support for family members and caregivers concerned about and/or caring for a person with mental illness. Held 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. 

Pre-registration is not required to attend.

Transportation may be available in the immediate Niagara Falls area. For transportation, call Maggie, 716-343-3061or Samantha, 716-278-4526.    

Exact location at thehospital is available at the main reception desk.

There is no fee for this service, though participants are encouraged to join NAMI Buffalo & Erie County or make a donation, if able. No one is denied membership due to financial hardship. Membership includes local, state, and national NAMI.

This group is not appropriate for a person who has a diagnosis unless they are a caregiver of a loved one who has mental illness. Referrals to other services available. For any questions, call the office at 716-226-6264.

Mar
12
Thu
F2F W SENECA Family-to-Family Class
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

National best-practice award-winning 8-week class for family members of those living with serious, persistent mental illness. Space is limited. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for the course, which is taught by experienced, trained family members. Classes cover everything from diagnosis and medications to legal and health system concerns, and how to support your loved one for the best possible outcomes, as well as wellness and stress management for caregivers. Participants need to commit to attending all 12 weeks of class.

Topics include:
– illnesses; incl. schizophrenia, major depression,
  bipolar disorder, panic/anxiety disorder,
  obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline
  personality disorder, PTSD
– coping skills such as handling crisis and relapse
– basic info about medications and working with
  treatment professionals
– listening and communication techniques
– problem-solving techniques
– recover and rehabilitation
– caregivers’ self-care around worry and stress

Brief video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ae1ru1SBaaI

Family-to-Family classes are offered several times a year. Again, PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Preference is given to NAMI Buffalo & Erie County members until 3 weeks before class starts. For more information, or to register, call 716-226-6264 or email namibuffalony@gmail.com.

If you cannot attend this class and would like notice of future classes, contact our office to be placed on the list for advance notification.