The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will be hosting a parent night at Lehi Junior High School on Wednesday, November 28, at 7 p.m. In an effort of inform parents and caregivers about the signs and symptoms of mental illness, the evening event will be an introduction to the NAMI Progression Class being held in January.
As stated on the national website, NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, “is a grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.” NAMI offers educational programs to help families, educators, and individuals get support and information on mental illness. The Progression Class focuses on young people between the ages of 13 and 18 who are dealing with mental health issues. The purpose of the class is to empower young people with information and tools to advance towards their dreams and goals.
The information night, as well as the upcoming class, are open to the public.