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.
Crisis Intervention Training for Law Enforcement
A 40-hour training program for law enforcement officers in the Big Bend area. CIT is sponsored by the Tallahassee Police Department, the Leon County Office of Court Administration and NAMI-Tallahassee. Crisis Intervention Teams provide a police based response to persons experiencing a mental health emergency.
Thank you to the many speakers who volunteer their time, Magellan Health Care for their assistance in underwriting the cost of this program and Appalachee Center for providing classroom space.
Save the Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014
"The 2014 Gathering" - Big Bend Mental Health Peer/Family/Advocate Conference
TCC Capitol Center, 300 West Pensacola Street, Tallahassee
Organized by the Big Bend Mental Health Coalition; Depression and Biopolar Alliance (DBSA);FSU Medical School, Department of Behavioral Science and Social Medicine; NAMI-Tallahassee; The Outlet and the Tallahassee Peer Leadership Group. Focusing on wellness, relationships and advocacy.
P.O. Box 14842
Tallahassee, FL 32317
Phone: 850.841.3386 (voice-mail)