NAMI is dedicated to the eradication of mental illnesses and to the improvement of the quality of life of all whose lives are affected by these diseases.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has become the nation's voice on mental illness, a national organization including NAMI organizations in every state and in over 1,100 local communities across the country who join together to meet the NAMI mission through advocacy, research, support, and education.
Dedicated NAMI members, leaders, and friends work tireless across all levels to meet a shared NAMI mission of support, education, advocacy, and research for people living with mental illness through various activities, including:
- Public Education and Information Activities
- Family and Consumer Peer Education and Support Activities
- Advocacy on Behalf of People Living with Mental Illness and for the Health of our Communities
- Visible public events that raise funds and awareness while engaging the public
To learn more about NAMI, call their Information Helpline: 800-950-NAMI (6264); visit their website [www.nami.org]; or email [firstname.lastname@example.org].
4301 Wilson Blvd., Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22203-1867
As a grassroots organization, NAMI relies on volunteers at all levels of the organization. Contact the NAMI National HelpLine [email@example.com], or call 800-950-6264, for opportunities at the national office as well as referral to state organizations, affiliates, and NAMIWalks events in your community.