NAMI Family & Friends Seminar

03/18/2022 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Lynne Malloy, LMSW, Family Programs Director, NAMI NJ

NAMI NJ will offer its next NAMI Family & Friends seminar in conjunction with Mental Health Association of Morris / Essex County

NAMI Family & Friends is a free 90-minute seminar that informs people who have loved ones with a mental
health condition how to best support them. It’s also an opportunity to meet other people in similar
situations and gain community support. The seminar is led by trained volunteers with lived experience of
supporting a family member with a mental health condition. They will walk you through the following
topics. Understanding diagnoses, treatment and recovery

– Effective communication strategies
– The importance of self-care
– Crisis preparation strategies
– NAMI and community resources

Participants will receive instructions on how to download a free E-book when they register that explains
many of the topics covered in the class in more detail. The e-book is available in English, Arabic, Farsi,
Korean, Spanish, and Vietnamese

Register here

For more information, contact:

Lynne Malloy, LMSW, Family Programs Director, NAMI NJ
Email: [email protected]


Renee Folzenloen, MA, LPC, LPAT, ATR-BC, ACS, Family Support Specialist
Intensive Family Support Services, Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris Inc.
Email: [email protected]