NFSTAC offers an array of family support technical assistance events at no cost to participants. The events are open to the public and are geared for families, the family support workforce including family peer specialists, mental health providers, behavioral health providers, addiction specialists, educators, systems leaders, and policy-makers who are interested in family support and engagement. NFSTAC encourages you to take part in these exciting opportunities.


Upcoming Events


Stabilizing Housing: A 2-Part Series

September 30 and October 21, 2021

Join us and the HHRC for important information about homelessness and the supports available to help regain housing stability for families whose children experience mental health challenges.


Wednesday October 20th, 2021

Join us and the Center of Excellence for Protected Health Information  (CoE-PHI) and to learn important information for families and caregivers about the privacy protections for substance use disorder (SUD) and mental health (MH) information.

Substance Use
Disorder and Mental Health Privacy Rights for Individuals and Families

Recent Events



March 10, 2021

Learn how you can advocate for policies that support families and individuals impacted by mental health and substance use. Families, make your voices heard!

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April 7 and 14, 2021

This webinar will help participants understand, express and cope with their emotions and create a self-care plan to develop resilience in the face of uncertainty and circumstances that change daily.



May 27 and June 24, 2021

Join us for a 3-part series on supporting families whose children experience mental health and/or substance use challenges through the lifespan.

Looking for additional training and support? We encourage you to visit the National Federation of Families' webinars page to learn about events being offered nationally that address mental health and substance use and other topics

related to the needs of families and the family peer support workforce.