NAMI Virginia Program Trainings

Adult and Family Programs

In 2017, we are offering one Peer-to-Peer training, one Family-to-Family training, one In Our Own Voice training, one Connection training, and one Family Support Group training in Richmond, Virginia.  The schedule has not yet been set but for more information on how to get involved please contact your local affiliate.

Children and Youth Programs

The schedule for 2017 has been set and is listed below.  Trainees are required to go through an application and screening process before being approved to attend a training event. For more information, contact Sarah at or Amanda at

Young Adult Leadership Retreat – providing a space for  young adults (18+)  in peer leadership roles to connect, learn and inform.  Apply for more information. 
March 25 – Richmond

Advanced Parent Leadership Trainingproviding knowledge, tools and skills to parents of children or youth mental health needs to assist you in advocating for your child and build local parent peer support in your community
May 20 – TBA


NAMI Event in Northern Virginia
Everything You Wanted to Know about HIPAA
Presented by Ron Honberg. Senior Policy Advisor, NAMI
Sunday, March 19, 217 from 1:00-2:30 pm
Trinity Presbyterian Church, 5533 N 16th St, Arlington, VA.
For more information: Contact Naomi Verdugo at