Classes and Programs

NAMI Farmington Valley currently offers Family-to-Family programs in the area as well as special speakers and events throughout the year.

Coming soon:

A conference on cutting edge brain science and creativity

Click here to download the flyer for this event (pdf).
Click here to view our Facebook event.


Saturday June 2, 2018
8:00am – 12:00pm
Registration 8:00am – 8:30am

Keller Auditorium
UConn Health Center
263 Farmington Ave
Farmington, CT 06030

New Brain Research on Bipolar Disorder
Dr. Hilary Blumberg, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatric Neuroscience, Yale School of Medicine

Understanding schizophrenia – advances in the field
Nevena Radonjic, M.D., Ph.D.
UConn Health

Evidence Based Pharmacotherapies for Schizophrenia
Glenn Konopaske, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, UConn Health

The Use of Music as a Therapeutic Intervention for Psychological Health
Rana Singh, M.D.
Psychiatry Resident, UConn Health

The Use of Art as a Therapeutic Intervention for Psychological Health
Amy Guyette, M.A.
Clinical Mental Health Counselor , UConn Health

Service Recognition Award
Dr. Warren Thime Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist, Institute of Living

NAMI Farmington Valley Annual Meeting
12:00 to 1:00 PM with lunch




A nationally recognized FREE twelve-week program that provides education on the neurobiological basis of serious mental illnesses, information, resources and support for family members of individuals with serious mental illness based on the lived experiences of other family members. Program is delivered by trained volunteer family facilitators and is available throughout the state on a regular basis.

Family-to-Family (12 Class Series): Bloomfield

Start Date: Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
Time: 6:30– 9:00 PM
Location: The First Congregational Church, 10 Wintonbury Avenue, Bloomfield, CT 06002
Contact & Registration: Janel at 860-528-2551

Family-to-Family (12 Class Series): Farmington

Start Date: Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 *** Classes are going to be held on Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time: 6:30– 9:00 PM – (both days)
Location: Middlewoods of Farmington, 509 Middle Road, Farmington, CT 06032
Contact & Registration: Janet at or 860-620-7717

Educational Programs

NAMI Connecticut offers educational programs and services for family members, people living with mental illness, professionals,parents and caregivers with children or adolescents with any behavioral health disorder, and the community at large. For a complete list of NAMI CT Educational Programs across the state please visit their website. These programs include Family-to-Family, NAMI-Basics, and Community Mental Health Workers or Promotores de Salud Mental (Spanish Program).