NAMI Family-to-Family

The Family-to-Family is a free, 12-week course taught by nationally trained family members for family, friends, and caregivers of individuals living with mental illness to assist them in coping and problem solving. Participants receive updated information about illnesses of the brain, treatment options, coping skills, and the power of advocacy. Those who take the NAMI course are better equipped to work with their family member or friend and the mental health system in seeking and obtaining help.

NAMI Pinellas will be offering free, 12-week Family-to-Family courses, open to Family members/loved-ones of individuals living with a mental health condition on the following upcoming dates and locations:

  • Monday, April 17th @ 6:00 p.m, Northwest Church of Christ  6355-38th Ave. No. St. Petersburg, FL 33710
  • Tuesday,  April 18th @ 6:00 p.m., Centre of Palm Harbor 1500-16th. Street Palm Harbor, FL 34683

If you would like to sign up for any of these courses or be added on the waiting list for our next class, please contact Phyllis Beede, Vice President, and Family-to-Family Teacher/Trainer at 727-547-8683 or email to pre-register for this course.  Limited spots are available.

Have you already taken a Family-to-Family class and are now interested in sharing what you learned with others as a teacher in the program?  NAMI Pinellas is offering a Family-to-Family Teacher Training, May 5th, 6th, and 7th for previous participants of the Family-to-Family class, eager to share about the life changing information they gained from taking this course.  Call Phyllis Beede at 727-547-8683 if you are interested in this opportunity.  Training is free for members of NAMI Pinellas County.


Family-to-Family Teacher Training Class Graduates of January 2015!


Meet NAMI Pinellas’ most recent Family-to-Family Teacher Training graduating class of January 25th, 2015! They are an eager group of teachers ready to bring the NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program to their community of family members and loved-ones of individuals living with mental illness. We are proud to say that 6 of these graduates were from Pinellas County alone and 8 others from neighboring affiliates! NAMI Pinellas is excited to keep the mission of NAMI alive in our community through the work of our many dedicated volunteers.