Upcoming Events

Our Next NAMI Jax Community Education Meeting -

Monday, August 21, 2017

6:30-7:30 PM

Winston Family (Riverside) YMCA

221 Riverside Avenue

Jacksonville, FL 32202


Our speaker will be Colleen Elizabeth Bell, MD, the Medical Director of Behavioral Health at the Sulzbacher Center.  She will be discussing “Disability Evaluations – Some Nuts and Bolts” – hope to see you there!

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

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 register for the class.

Upcoming NAMI Peer-to-Peer Recovery Class

September 11-October 12

(Twice a week for 5 weeks)

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.


The Pavilion at Baptist Hospital Downtown  Corner of Palm Ave. and Prudential Ave.

800 Prudential Dr. Jacksonville, Fl. 32207

Take the Eastside Elevators 5th floor. Go to Classroom 3.


Mondays-Sept 11, 18, 25 Oct 2 and 9

Thursdays-Sept 14, 21, 28 Oct 5 and 12

Time: 6:30-8:30

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

Phil Pitts 904-524-5896 email:  pittscrew@ymail.com

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


Here's our current events calendar ....