With 1 in 5 Americans living with a mental health condition, every workplace is impacted by the challenges that come with addressing this common health issue. NAMI Central Texas offers one-hour workplace trainings that break down mental health myths, encourage positive and proactive mental health conversations and provide employees with tips, tools and resources for creating a supportive environment for mental health.

NAMI Central Texas workplace trainings are offered on a fee for service basis to help offset the costs associated with providing free community mental health programming in the Central Texas region. Each training is $950. The nonprofit organization rate is $475.

Coronavirus Update

(updated 5/19/2020)

Based on the current public health recommendations, some NAMI Central Texas programs have been suspended or will be offered online. If you are interested in scheduling a presentation, complete the presentation request form linked below.

For the most up-to-date information on programming and resources, please visit namicentraltx.org/coronavirus.

Managing Stress: Six Strategies that Can Change Your Life

Training for workplaces

The American Institute of Stress estimates that one million U.S. employees miss work each day due to workplace stress. While it may be impossible to avoid stress, this presentation provides a tool for pinpointing common habits that exacerbate stress and developing simple strategies to minimize their impact.
Our interactive training gives your employees strategies and practices for effectively managing stress and helps them learn how to distinguish stress from more serious mental health issues.

Speak Up: Dispelling the Mental Health Myths that Keep Us Quiet

Training for workplaces

Mental health myths are abundant and pervasive. Dispelling myths in the workplace creates a culture in which stigma is diminished, and employees feel more confident in seeking help when they need it.

Combining information with storytelling, we break down some of the most common mental health myths and provide ideas and resources for changing the way your employees talk about and address mental health.

“How Are You, Really?”: Creating a Supportive Environment for Mental Health

Training for workplaces

As workplaces strive to address mental health more openly and positively, they are encountering employees eager to help. Employees want supportive environments for themselves and their colleagues but don’t know how to create them.

In a one-hour training, we provide a simple framework to help employees engage in positive mental health conversations that offer support to their colleagues and connect them to resources.

Cultivating Empathy for a Healthier Workplace

Training for workplaces

Understanding other people's emotions is a key skill in the workplace. It can enable us to resolve conflicts, build more productive teams and improve relationships with co-workers, clients and customers. In this one-hour workshop, participants will explore what it means to show empathy and how a few simple actions can help your team create stronger connections and build a culture of honesty and openness which can lead to a more productive and healthier workplace.