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


1st Thursday of the Month at 1:30pm ET

Join us for Family Connections - a virtual community for parents and caregivers who support loved ones facing substance use and/or mental health challenges. We meet the first Thursday of every month from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. ET. Monthly gatherings will focus on a specific topic, provide tips and tools, and offer the opportunity to network with other families.


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4th Thursday of the Month at 1:30pm ET

Executive Directors and Family Leaders are invited to meet with a subject matter expert to discuss topics important to the family mental health and substance use support field. Office Hours provide the opportunity to ask questions, share resources, and discuss challenges and successes in field work. A unique topic is offered each month.

Office Hours: For Executive Directors and Family Leaders


Wednesday, June 22nd at 2:00 pm ET

Digitally-based services can play a key role in engaging and supporting families with their loved one’s substance use journey. This webinar will explore the promises and pitfalls of various digital and hybrid care services for families, the opportunities to intervene both with the concerned significant other directly and/or the entire family, and how digital tools can be leveraged by practitioners and family members directly.

Digital Family and Youth Support

Recent Events

To access all of our webinars in one place, visit our YouTube channel.

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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.