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NAMI Family-to-Family is a free twelve-week educational program for parents, siblings, spouses, teenage and adult sons and daughters, partners, significant others and extended family members who are family caregivers of adult individuals diagnosed with Schizophrenia, Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Panic Disorder and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Co-Occurring Brain and Addictive Disorders.

Family-to-Family Fall Class
September 18, 2019- December 11, 2019
Wednesdays, 6:00pm-8:30pm
Northeast YMCA – Chapel Room
9400 Mill Brook Road
Louisville, KY 40223

Click Here to Register for this Family-to-Family Class

Or contact NAMI Louisville at 502.588.2008 or by email at to register for the class


NAMI Basics is a free six-week educational program for parents and caregivers of youth up to the age of 22 living with the mental health challenges of ADHD, depression, bipolar, disruptive mood dysregulation disorder, conduct disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder and childhood onset schizophrenia. Handouts are provided for autism, but autism is not specifically discussed during the class. However, many children with autism have co-morbid diagnoses (or symptoms of) of ADHD, depression, and anxiety.

Basics Fall Class, taught by Leslie and Linda
Wednesday, August 21 – Wednesday, September 25

Classes are held each Wednesday from 10 am-12:30 pm

Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place
1411 Algonquin Parkway (7th and Algonquin)
Louisville, KY 40210

Click Here to Register for This Basics Class

Or call 502-588-2008 to register or with any questions or email

Thank you to everyone who helped make our 2019 Step Forward for Mental Health walk the best one ever!!  Thank you to all our sponsors, vendors, volunteers, walkers, team leaders, Bridge 19, Snatch Fitness, the LMPD and CIT officers and city officials.

So many people stepped forward that there are countless groups and individuals to thank.

And yes, we THANK THE WEATHER for holding off the rain for all of us!!

While final numbers are being calculated, we can tell you we had well over 300 walkers this year!

In The News: NAMI Louisville

April 29, 2019


2019 Mental Health Calendar_interactive

Click the attachment above for the entire calendar of events for mental health month! It will all cumulate with the 2019 Step Forward for Mental Health Walk! Visit the NAMI Louisville Facebook page for more event information.

See you there!

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    Our Family-to-Family class is an education program for family & friends of adults who live with mental illness. Would you or someone you know benefit from this free program? Next class begins 6/13. Register by calling 502.588.5008 or register on our website with the following link: NAMI Family to Family Registration.Help spread the word!


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    Please join us on Monday, March 11, 2019 from

    5 – 7:30 PM at Sullivan College of Technology & Design at 3901 Atkinson Square Drive.

    In celebration of an outstanding year of growth and development of new programming, a light dinner will be served.  You will have the opportunity to hear NAMI Louisville Member Hanah Carter’s heartfelt story along with acceptance speeches by the following 2019 NAMI Louisville Annual Award Winners.

    Dr. Rifaat El-Mallakh, 2019 NAMI Louisville Outstanding Read More

    Walk fundraiser with vendors, live music, and other attractions to raise awareness and provide local mental health-related educational classes and support groups. Hosted by National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Louisville

    Admission: $30 – Register Online Location: Louisville Waterfront Park Harbor Lawn Date: Saturday, June 8

    Schedule: Registration begins at 8:30 am presentation at 9:30 walk begins at 10 am

    Teams: Teams can register online by filling out our team registration form.


    Register For the Walk!

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    We ALL have Mental Health!

    Film screening with a facilitated conversation following the film.

    January 16, 2019 – 6 PM – Louisville Southwest Regional Library

    Louisville Southwest Regional Library

    9725 Dixie Highway – Louisville, KY  40272


    Learn why we ALL have mental health Gain Insight, Tools and Strategies Gather Information and Resources

    *The Youth Mental Health Project is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501 (C)(3) Organization whose mission is to empower families and communities to act with the knowledge skills and resources they need Read More

    By Laura Greenstein | Nov. 19, 2015

    Many people can experience feelings of anxiety or depression during the holiday season. People who already live with a mental health condition should take extra care to tend to their overall health and wellness during this time.

    Extra stress, unrealistic expectations or even sentimental memories that accompany the season can be a catalyst for the holiday blues. Some can be at risk for feelings of loneliness, sadness, fatigue, tension and a sense of loss.

    A Read More

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