NAMI Winona is a local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. NAMI Winona offers education, support and advocacy to people living with mental illnesses and their families in Winona.
Mental illness, an often isolating illness, affects one in four people. It affects persons of any age, race religion or socioeconomic status. It affects the entire family. Mental illnesses are biological brain disorders and can disrupt a person’s thinking, feelings, mood, ability to relate to others and daily functioning. Mental illnesses are treatable medical conditions. Thanks to research and medical advances in medications and treatment, recovery is possible. Many people feel isolated by mental illness due to the stigma and misinformation surrounding it. If your life has been touched by mental illness, you are not alone.
For more more information about NAMI Winona contact Helen at (507) 494-0905.
Mental Health Resources
For more information about mental illnesses as well as resources in the community, check out these websites:
Project COMPASS -- Disability & Mental Illness Resources
Community Mental Health Resources in Minnesota