Resource: NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness and considered the voice of reason on mental illness. It’s the largest grassroots organization geared towards improving the lives of those with mental illness and their families. The organization is affiliated in more than 1,100 communities across America.

How can they help you? Some highlights …

Support: Awareness and a Pathway to Recovery | Click on link for full information

NAMI National Information Helpline | The Information HelpLine is an information and referral service which can be reached by calling 1 (800) 950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., EST.  Business callers, including those seeking particular NAMI staff members, should call 1 (703) 524-7600.

NAMI Connection | A free recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness.

Education: The Face and Voice of Mental Illness | Click link for full information

NAMI In Our Own Voice |  People with mental illness sharing their story to help break the stigma, foster awareness and inclusion.  They highlight the realities of living with a mental illness. The audience, or group participating, will garner a better understanding of what it’s like to live with a mental illness and the experience to wellness and recovery.  #breakthestigma

Advocacy: A Respected Force |Click link for full information
NAMI is the mind of reason heard across America advocating for people with mental illness. NAMI advocates and provides a voice for millions of Americans challenged with mental illness, promote treatment and research for effective mental health services and work to end discrimination.

NAMI Fresno www.namifresno.org | NAMI California www.namicalifornia.org | NAMI (national) www.nami.org

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NAMI Walk Fresno 2014

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