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Families & Caregivers

Here are resources to support you as you support your loved one:

Free Education Classes (Family-to-Family & Basics)
NAMI Utah offers free education classes for caregivers, loved ones, and parents of individuals living with mental illness.

Free Support Groups (Family Support Group & Mentoring)
NAMI Utah offers free support groups as well as mentoring phone calls for individuals needing resources or someone with whom to talk.

Information on Mental Illness
Learn more about your loved one’s diagnosis and the various types of mental illnesses.

Family Stories
Hear from families who understand how the whole family is impacted by mental illness and some of the ways they cope.

Suicide Survivors
When a loved one takes their own life, the grieving process is a long journey; we have resources to support you on that journey.

Suicide Prevention
NAMI Utah supports suicide prevention efforts and promotes recovery.

Police Intervention (CIT)
Learn more about the police intervention options available to you when your loved one is in crisis or at risk of harming themselves or others.

Family Resource Facilitators
Family Resource Facilitators are available throughout the state to help you and your family navigate the mental health system, especially if traditional services have not worked for you.

Criminal Justice (Mental Health Court)
If a loved one‘s mental illness has brought them into the criminal justice system, find out about their options.

Schools (Hope for Tomorrow & Parents and Teachers as Allies)
NAMI Utah offers free education programs in elementary, middle and high schools for students, teachers, parents and administrators.

Veterans & Families
Are you a veteran or active service member? Find out what resources exist for you and your loved ones.

Help with Psychosis
If your loved one has experienced a psychotic episode such as hearing voices or seeing things that aren't there, we have resources for you.

Resources
Further information on mental illness and advocacy exists in our community; check out these resources for additional help and support.

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Contact Us

NAMI Utah
1600 West 2200 South, Suite #202
West Valley City, UT 84119
(801) 323-9900

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To reach individual staff, please look up our staff contact page

If you have an emergency, please call 911 and ask for a CIT officer. If you are dealing with an urgent situation, please call the Behavioral Health Authority Crisis Line for your county. The Salt Lake County UNI Crisis Line is 801-587-3000. 

Suicide Prevention

If you or someone you love is in need of suicide prevention support, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline or visit the website for more info.

suicidepreventionlifeline.org