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from NAMI.org
Sacred Creations After finding a church that understood mental health, AJ French finally received the treatment and support she needed.
YANA: With Help, Things Can Change For The Better.
What We Can Do about Depression
NAMI Statement by Mary Giliberti: Reflecting on the Passing of Robin Williams
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Purpose

NAMI Douglas County does not have a formal mission statement, but in practice we are a multifaceted group devoted to mutual support, self-education, community outreach, stigma-busting, and advocacy.  For information about attendance and membership, please see the Membership page.

Leadership

NAMI Douglas County members take turns accepting leadership responsibilities. We are governed by four elected officers and up to six additional board members. 

History

NAMI Douglas County is a grassroots organization. It was established in 1970 under the name "Families for Mental Health." The founding members were caregivers of relatives with serious brain disorders.  These individuals wanted to create a forum in which to share information, provide support for one another and their loved ones, and learn to be effective advocates.  When the group became a NAMI affiliate, it was renamed "NAMI Douglas County."   Coming soon: A history of our affiliate, written by one of the founding members!

 

 


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