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NAMI understands that mental illness affects everyone--family, friends and the community.  Coping with mental illness can be overwhelming and many people don't know where to turn for help. NAMI is here to provide support, understanding, and resources.




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NAMI Prince George's County's programs, events, or activities are cancelled when Prince George's County Schools (PGCPS) are closed, have an early release, OR have a delayed opening due to weather conditions. We are closed (no programs, events or activities) on federal holidays.


August 03, 2020

NAMI of Prince George's County is Offering Virtual Mental Health First Aid Classes

NAMI Prince George's County, MD, Inc. (NAMI) is pleased to announce the availability of two Mental Health First Aid® trainings for Prince George's County residents.  The trainings are being sponsored by the Prince George's County Local Behavioral Health Authority and offered at no cost to participants.  All class materials will be provided. 


Mental Health First Aid® is a skills-based national certification course that teaches participants to recognize and respond to a mental health or substance use challenge or crisis and to connect the person in need to appropriate care.  Mental health consumers, their family members, and community behavioral healthcare providers are encouraged to participate.  Space is limited.


One Mental Health First Aid® training targets adults assisting other adults.  The other Mental Health First Aid® training targets adults assisting youth. 


Both Mental Health First Aid® classes will be taught via a virtual platform.  And, both classes will require two hours of self-directed on-line learning followed by a facilitated conversation that will take place over Zoom Video Conferencing.


The Zoom portion of the Adult class will take place on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.


The Zoom portion of the class for Adults Assisting Youth will take place on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.


Space is limited.  You must register for these classes by Friday, August 24, 2020.

July 28, 2020

Medical News Today: What are the effects of racism on health and mental health?

Racism, or discrimination based on race or ethnicity, is a key contributing factor in the onset of disease. It is also responsible for increasing disparities in physical and mental health among Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC).

July 20, 2020

NAMI National Blog: Why Black Churches Need to Do Better with Mental Health Issues

One of the oldest, and at times, only, emotional outlet and support for Black women has been the church. According to the Pew Research Center, 91% of Black Americans say religion is somewhat or very important in their lives, and 79% identify as Christian. 

June 29, 2020

Black Boots, Gender Identity and teen Mental Health First Aid

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NAMI Prince George's County is an incorporated 501(c)(3) tax exempt charity and is therefore required to complete 2018 IRS Form 990.