NAMI Tallahassee is the local affiliate of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) serving Leon and surrounding counties. Founded in 1979, NAMI has become the nation’s leading voice on mental illness. NAMI includes over 1,200 affiliates in every state who join together to meet the NAMI mission through support, advocacy, education, and research for people with mental illness, their families and friends.
The affiliate is supportive of local efforts and seeks to publicize information deemed supportive of our mental health community through this website. Without staff or office space, NAMI-Tallahassee continues to serve our community through the efforts of our dedicated volunteers.
Sunday, September 21, 5:00pm
NAMI "Social": Rocks in My Pocket
All Saints Cinema, 918 1/2 Railroad Ave
NAMI-Tallahassee is pleased to offer a limited block of free tickets to attend the film, Rocks in my Pocket, an animated film showcasing five fantastical tales based on the courageous women in a family and their battles with depression. Rated exceptionally well by Variety, the New York Times and USA Today, we invite you to explore the film's trailer and website. This timely film coincides with both National Recovery Month and National Suicide Month. Register here for free tickets.
Sat., October 25, 2014-9:30am-4pm
"The 2014 Gathering" - Big Bend Mental Health Peer/Family/Advocate Conference
TCC Capitol Center, 300 W. Pensacola St.
The conference is free, but advance registration is required to ensure lunch availability.
To view the preliminary full program, click on the conference graphic below or LINK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE.
The 2014 Gathering is a free full-day program focusing on the relationships of recovery. Conference facilitators include mental health and legal professionals, representatives from the FSU College of Medicine, peers and advocates. Conference organizers have designed a program which includes topics such as: accessing resources from local providers; self-advocacy; obtaining government benefits; advance directives; affordable housing; and many more. All sessions are appropriate for those who live with an illness as well as their families and other loved ones. There will be helpful tips and encouraging stories of recovery and wellness offered by both peers and family members.
P.O. Box 14842
Tallahassee, FL 32317
Phone: 850.841.3386 (voice-mail)