Frequently Asked Questions

What are NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates?

NAMI is made up of a national headquarters, State Organizations and Affiliates. The national office provides NAMI on Campus clubs with technical assistance and resources, and also approves new clubs. There are NAMI affiliates across the country. These organizations offer information and referral services, run education programs and support groups, host mental health awareness events and activities and advocate at the local and state levels.

NAMI State Organizations and Affiliates provide access to local support groups, programs, services and connection to helpful individuals. They are also required to provide endorsement signatures for clubs as part of the startup process.

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