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 any paid staff, NAMI-Tallahassee is able to serve our community through the efforts of our dedicated volunteers.
NAMI Smarts Advocacy Training
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 5:00 pm
Free, but registration required
DISC Village, 3333 W. Pensacola Street, Ste. 230, Tallahassee, FL
For directions, call 850.671.4445.
Take this opportunity to prepare to participate in the 2014 Behavioral Health Day at the Capitol on the following day, March 19. Smarts is a NAMI Signature training program designed to facilitate conversations with key government contacts and legislators. Part 1 of 3 Modules will be taught by Dr. Sandra Van Pelt of Orlando on March 18th and is sponsored by NAMI Florida.
Module 1 will focus on the following material: Family member stories; peer stories; stories of loss; 7 steps to telling your story; practice sheets; feedback; common salutations; how to contact elected officials.
The course is free, but requires advance registration. Call 850.671.4445 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Additional information on the Smarts program is linked here.
Join us for Behavorial Health Day at the Capitol
Wed., March 19th, 2014 -- 9:30am-6:00pm
The NAMI Florida website provides a schedule of the March 19 Behavioral Health Days on their website. We encourage you to review NAMI Florida's legislative agenda and policy priorities for 2014 as posted here.
P.O. Box 14842
Tallahassee, FL 32317
Phone: 850.841.3386 (voice-mail)