Frequently Asked Questions

How can I become a NAMI member? What are the benefits of membership?

As the nation’s largest mental health advocacy organization, your membership with NAMI adds power to our mission to improve the lives of people affected by mental illness. Membership dues help NAMI provide free programs and support groups, advocate at all levels of government for access to treatment and services, fight stigma through information and awareness and provide hope to hundreds of thousands of people and families affected by mental health conditions.

Joining is simple through NAMI’s website. You may also join by contacting your NAMI Affiliate. NAMI offers an open-door membership or reduced rate for those with financial need.

The benefits of full membership include membership in NAMI, your NAMI State Organization and Affiliate, our flagship magazine, the NAMI Advocate, discounts at the NAMI Store and on registration at NAMI’s National Convention, full access to all the information and features on the NAMI website and more.

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