About Mental Health 101
Mental Health 101 is a program devoted to giving individuals an opportunity to learn about mental illness through an informative presentation, short video, and personal testimonies that represent a variety of cultures, beliefs, and values. The goal of this program is to create a multi-generation of culturally diverse individuals that can help address the stigma associated with mental illness through education, support and advocacy.
NAMI Mental Health 101 presenters must:
Be an individual with lived experience with a mental health condition and/or have a family member/caregiver of an individual with lived experience with a mental health condition
Have previous public speaking skills or willingness to learn
Be affiliated with a local NAMI affiliate
Preferred: Backgrounds from underserved and marginalized communities
* Spanish/Mandarin speakers and presenters from In Our Own Voice
and Ending the Silence are encouraged to apply
Expectations & Support for Presenters
3 mandatory modules for online training
Post-training a designated MH101 Affiliate Coordinator will offer support to Presenter teams
Stay tuned for news of future trainings!