P.O. Box 18124 Pensacola, FL 32523 namipensacola@gmail.com (850) 208-1609

Family to Family

Family-to-Family Course

Family-to-Family is a free, twelve-week course for family and friends of individuals with mental thumbnail of NAMI Family to Family Flyerillness, to assist them in care-giving, coping and problem-solving.The course is taught by trained family members. All instruction and course materials are free to class participants. Class topics include the following:

  • schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder (manic depression), panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline personality disorder, and co-occurring brain disorders and addictive disorders
  • Current research related to brain disorders and the evidence-based, most effective treatments to promote recovery
  • Up-to-date information about medications, side effects, and strategies for medication adherence
  • Acquiring strategies for handling crises and relapse
  • Coping with worry, stress, and emotional overload
  • Guidance on locating appropriate supports and services within the community


To register, email namipensacola@gmail.com with your name, phone number, email address, and the name of anyone coming with you. Family to Family Registration should be in the subject line. Make sure you can commit for twelve weeks, as space is limited and no one will be allowed to join the course after the third session.