Too often families believe they have to deal with mental illness alone. Despite efforts of many groups, mental illness still has a stigma attached to it that other diseases do not. Discover how the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill and the Alabama Alliance for the Mentally Ill can help you, your family, or your company.More >>
Who is NAMI? NAMI (The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) is an alliance for families and friends of persons with mental illness. NAMI is a nationwide, self-help organization that provides support,More >>
About Mental Illness Mental illnesses include such disorders as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, obsessive- compulsive disorder, panic and other More >>
Programs and Services NAMI offers an array of education and training programs and services for consumers, family members, providers and the general public. These programs draw on the experience of mental health consumers and family members who have learned to live well with their illnesses and are eager to help others, as well as the expertise of mental health professionals and educators.
Learn more about NAMI's education programs:
• Family-to-Family A free 12-week course for family caregivers of individuals with severe mental illnesses.
• NAMI Support Group The NAMI Support Group model offers a set of key structures and group processes for facilitators to use in common support group scenarios.
• Provider Education Education program for mental health service providers co-taught by consumers, professionals and family members.