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Parents and Teachers as Allies

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What is NAMI Parents and Teachers as Allies?

NAMI Parents and Teachers as Allies is a two-hour in-service program helping school professionals identify the early warning signs of early-onset mental illnesses in children and adolescents in schools. The program focuses on the specific, age-related symptoms of mental illnesses in youth, how best to intervene, and shared the lived experiences of consumers and families. This program is designed for teachers, administrators, school health professionals, parents and others in the school community. The program is designed to target schools in urban, suburban, rural, and culturally diverse communities and the toolkit has been developed to be culturally sensitive.

The components of this education program for school professionals include:

Individuals interested in starting the NAMI Parents and Teachers as Allies Program must:

To learn more about NAMI Parents and Teachers as Allies see the NAMI National website or contact them directly at (703) 524-7600.

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