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NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

Helping Those In Need

NAMI started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979 has blossomed into the nation's leading voice on mental health. Today, we are an association of more than 500 local affiliates who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need. 

From Next Door To Across The Nation

Find Support

If you or someone you know is struggling, you are not alone. There are many support services and treatment options that may help.

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Get Involved

Get involved and make a difference in the lives of Americans living with mental health conditions.

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Advocate for Change

Policy change is one major way we can make a difference in the lives of people living with mental health conditions and their families. Limits the...

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This Minority Mental Health Month, NAMI is Raising Awareness About Mental Health in Underrepresented Communities

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NAMI In
The Community

Call the NAMI Helpline at 800-950-6264 M-F, 10 am – 6 pm, ET 

 Or in a crisis, text "NAMI" to 741741 for 24/7, confidential, free crisis counseling