A free, 12-week course for family and friends of individuals with mental illness, taught by trained NAMI family members. Provides information, insight, understanding and empowerment.
Regular Monthly Meetings
Provides education and support to its members and guests. Speakers' presentations address topics of general interest to individuals with mental illness, their loved ones and mental health professionals; this is followed by Support Groups: one for the individuals living with mental illness, and the other for those who love them. (No meeting in December).
Family Support Groups
The NAMI Family support Group offers an innovative set of structures and processes designed to support caregivers dealing with the mental illness of a loved one. NAMI Family Support Groups are the entry point for many families coming to NAMI and provide non-judgmental, sympathetic concern in an atmosphere of confidence and shared experience.
A recovery support group of, by and for people living with mental illness. Participants learn from each others' experiences, share coping strategies, and offer each other encouragement and understanding.
In Our Own Voice
A presentation by individuals with mental illness that provides increased self-confidence, self-esteem, and income; creates awareness about recovery, and fights stigma.
North Idaho Crisis Services
FREE, confidential after hours help-line staffed with Licensed Mental Health Providers trained to help people dealing with any problem, illness, trauma, loss, and to provide information about services in our community. The primary goal of North Idaho Crisis Services is to provide help to individuals in distress and to prevent suicide in our community. Available 5pm-8am Weekdays, 24 hours on Weekends. 208-946-5595 if you would like to talk.
NAMI Far North is a Conduit of Care. In coordination with hospital staff, NAMI Far North purchases underwear and collects other donated items such as toiletries, lap quilts, pillowcases, winter clothing, small artwork, yarn, fabric, and other craft supplies for State Hospital North patients.
You can help.
Please send financial contributions to: NAMI Far North, Conduit of Care P.O. Box 2415 Sandpoint, ID 83864