Welcome to NAMI Jacksonville!

We are here to support and improve the quality of life for family members and those living with mental illnesses and co-occurring substance abuse.

NAMI Peer-to-Peer Recovery Class

July 11-August 10

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a recovery-focused class for adults who wish to establish and maintain wellness in response to mental health challenges. The course provides critical information and strategies related to living with a mental illness and is taught by a trained team of individuals who have personally experienced living well with mental illness. The class is free of charge. All we ask is that you make a dedicated attempt to attend all 10 classes as each class is important and connects with the rest.


  • Up-to-date research on brain biology.
  • Mental illness symptoms and their relationship to personal experiences.
  • Personalized relapse prevention plan.
  • Tools to prepare for interactions with health care providers.
  • Skills for making decisions and reducing stress.


Jessie Ball DuPont Center

40 East Adams St. Jacksonville

To register for the class, please contact one of the following mentors/teachers:

Chas Krueger: 904-414-1251 … email:  mickeyplace@gmail.com

Lisa Pressley: 904-514-5217  … email:  lpress2233@gmail.com




We are pleased to announce our Fall 2017 Family to Family class schedule!

August 29 – November 14, 2017   (Tuesdays)

6:00 – 8:30 pm

Watson Realty/Avondale-Ortega Branch, 4194 San Juan Ave., Jacksonville FL 32210

August 21- November 13, 2017  (Mondays)

6:00 – 8:30 pm

Orange Park Medical Center

2001 Kingsley Ave, Orange Park, FL 32073

Family-to-Family is a 12-week course that consists of a series of classes for family members of adults with serious and persistent mental illness as well as those whose behaviors suggest such a diagnosis. It is designed to help families face the challenges of brain disorders and find support, resources, and coping strategies. The course is provided free of charge.

If you’re interested in taking any of these classes, please contact our Helpline number (904-724-7782) or email us (namijax2017@gmail.com) and specify which location is best for you.  You will be called by a Family to Family instructor in July to actually register for the class.




JOIN NAMI JACKSONVILLE and help support mental health in our community!

We rely on Annual Membership Dues to help support the many successful and FREE programs we offer throughout the city. To become a member or for information on how to join, please click here. Membership in NAMI Jacksonville includes membership in NAMI National and NAMI Florida Alliances on Mental Illness.