Request a Leadership Training

NAMI Seattle offers online interactive trainings for your staff, community group, or leadership team on a variety of mental health topics. Typical trainings are between 1-2.5 hours as either a stand-alone session or a 2-3 session series. View our current training flyer for more details. Please fill out the request form to let us know more about what kind of workshop you are looking for and we will follow up with you. Update: As of Fall 2021 we are reintroducing limited in-person trainings. Please inquire to learn more.


What people are saying:

“My team received an amazing training session on Mental Health 101 from NAMI Seattle. Our trainer went above and beyond. They facilitated a powerful discussion and created a space where everyone on my team felt comfortable to share how mental health presents itself in our lives. This training was a great experience and kick-started my team’s on-going conversation on mental health. Thank you, NAMI Seattle!” – Staff member, United Way of King County

“This was a really good introductory training as to how mental illness can affect an individual. Hearing personal stories involving mental health is really important and I enjoyed going through that experience with coworkers.” – Staff member, Miller, Nash, Graham & Dunn LLP

“Through her authenticity and receptive spirit, our NAMI Seattle trainer created a safe learning environment where difficult topics could be talked about and deeply processed. Our session on Race and Mental Health played on many levels for people, providing practical knowledge, visceral activity, dialogue & discussion… and ample space for reflection.” – Staff member, Kaiser Permanente

“On behalf of the team, we wanted to let you both know how appreciative we are for helping spark an important conversation amongst our team. It was enlightening and touched on so many critical issues. This new awareness is important in our ability to provide a supportive workplace.” – Staff member, University of Washington Facilities Department

“I have gotten a lot of great feedback from attendees about how helpful [this training] was, and requests to further the conversation about how we in the hospitality industry can make it a more mental health friendly space.” – Member, National Bartenders Association, Seattle Chapter

Topics we offer include:

  • Introduction to NAMI Seattle & Local Resources
  • Mental Health 101
  • Mental Health for Faith Communities
  • Mental Health Communication Skills
  • Communication & De-Escalation for Direct Service Providers
  • Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace
  • Supporting Black/BIPOC Mental Health in the Workplace
  • Supporting Volunteers With Mental Health Conditions
  • Mental Health & Misdiagnosis in Communities of Color