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Free 12-week Family-to-Family course in Jamaica Plain

A FREE Educational Course for Family Members, Partners, and Friends e NAMI Family to Family course provides a broad perspective designed to better understand and support your loved ones, while taking care of your own needs.  Meet others who share your struggle, compare notes, and gain new insight.

There are 12 class sessions. Each class explores and highlights the latest thinking about:

  • How to manage crises, solve problems and communicate effectively
  • Taking care of yourself and managing your stress
  • Finding and using local supports and services
  • Up-to-date information on mental health, current treatments, including evidence-based therapies
  • The impact of mental illness on your family

All instruction and course materials are free for class participants. 

Pre-registration is required.

Date and Time:   Thursdays  6:30-9:00 pm

starting January 10, 2019

Location:              Jamaica Plain, MA

For more information and to register contact:

Marcy at or 617-529-2738

or Ruth at or 617-852-3612

Crisis Intervention Training – what is it?

The Newton Wellesley affiliate of NAMI will be presenting a program to update us on the status of Crisis Intervention training in our area.   

Kati Mapa, Director of Policy and Planning for the Criminal Justice Diversion Project at NAMI MASS, will assemble a panel of a social worker, and police to present their experience with the use of Crisis Intervention Training. 

*****************************************************************DDATE:  Tuesday, September 25,  2018T IME:   7:30 pm

PLACE:   Bowles 1 Conference Room at Newton Wellesley Hospital

    (Second floor of the main building)

Newton Wellesley is located at 2014 Washington St. in Newton.   Parking is available.

For more information, call 781-269-9807, or email

TIME CHANGE: NAMI Newton Wellesley affiliate Annual Meeting

The NAMI Newton Wellesley affiliate Annual Meeting will be held Tuesday night, Oct. 23rd, at 7:30 pm in the Bowles 2 Conference Room of Newton Wellesley Hospital.  Come listen to our plans for the year, and see where you fit in.   We will have a update of the changes we are making. We will also give you an opportunity to participate and celebrate with us.

Learn about changes to MassHealth

Wondering what the changes in Mass Health and Department of Mental Health are?     How will they affect you and your loved one?

NAMI Newton Wellesley and NAMI Boston are inviting you to a Q&A session at NAMI MASS. Thursday April 5 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm

The Schrafft’s Center/NAMI Office, Suite 1M17

529 Main Street, Boston

Attendees:  Joan Mikula, Brooke Doyle, Toni Wolf, Scott Taberner, Sophie Jones

Sullivan Square stop on the Orange line;   plenty of free parking at the Schrafft Center

Carpools are forming:
From Waltham, contact Nancy Stanton
From Wellesley, contact Suzi Newman



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