For individuals living in Bowling Green and surrounding areas, we offer a variety of educational presentations and trainings on mental health related topics.
NAMI Education Series is a program designed to better inform those who have or know someone affected by mental illness. How do we do that? By hosting and offering several presentations to our community!
NAMI Education Series are offered 2-3 throughout the year. Typically, they are 90-120 minutes during the evening. We also offer presentations to schools, businesses, and other organizations. If you are interested in a presentation or training for your organization, please visit our request a speaker page. We also offer webinars on various mental health topics. To request the link for the webinar, click on the button and fill out the registration.
What To Expect:
- Understanding diagnoses, treatment, and recovery
- Effective communication strategies
- The importance of self-care
- Crisis preparation strategies
- NAMI and community resources
Mental Health First Aid teaches a 5-step action plan to offer initial help to people with the signs and symptoms of a mental illness or in a crisis, and connect them with the appropriate professional, peer, social, or self-help care. Anyone can take the 8-hour Mental Health First Aid course — first responders, students, teachers, leaders of faith communities, human resources professionals, and caring citizens. Sometimes, the best first aid is you. Take the course, save a life, strengthen your community.
4-Day Training for Law Enforcement
1-Day Conference For Community Members and Clinicians
Network of NAMI Members and Faith Leaders
Campus Organization at Bowling Green State University
StigmaFree Company is an initiative to strengthen relationships with local companies and equip them with vital mental health resources and education to promote a more accepting, supportive, and productive work environment.
QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer - the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. In this 1.5 hour training, participants will learn how to recognize suicide warning signs and how to respond of these signs are present, how to ask someone about the presence of suicidal thoughts and/or feelings and how to offer hope. In addition, participants will gain information about resources in the community and how to refer individuals to those resources.