• NAMI Austin is now NAMI Central Texas to reflect our growing community.

You are living with mental illness and it’s vital you know that you are not alone. At NAMI Central Texas we have developed a community and classes to help you navigate, connect, and develop strategies to help you.

The news is good. There are treatments and recovery is possible.

“This course has literally been a life saver. It has opened my eyes to better understanding my illness and methods of recovery I did not know about before taking NAMI Peer-to-Peer.”

For people living with mental health conditions

8-Week Class: Peer-to-Peer

You’re not alone in living with mental illness. During NAMI Peer-to-Peer, each session is led by someone who has lived with mental illness and who understands and can teach about mental health recovery. This course is a valuable resource that will help you uncover what living well looks like for YOU. With new knowledge, tools and support, you can better take charge of your life and choices.

What you’ll learn:

  • Facts about specific mental health conditions
  • Learning the ropes of recovery
  • Crisis management
  • Critical strategies like:
    • Relapse prevention aid
    • Self Care
    • Healthy habits

Support Groups

NAMI Connection: For adults living with mental health conditions

You are not alone, and there is strength in the support of a community. Our free support groups are lead by others who are living with a mental illness and who have the training to lead and facilitate the group.  Registration is not required; attend any group at any time.

Please note: only individuals who are living with a mental health condition may attend.

What you’ll learn:

  • How others share your same challenges
  • What success can look like
  • How to develop better coping skills
  • Finding strength in shared experiences
  • Laugh – because humor is healthy
  • How to hold on to hope – because we never give up

Support for these programs provided in part by grants from

The Lola Wright Foundation