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  • NAMI Delaware NAMI Delaware

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(39.751186,-75.578384)
 

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Mission Statement

To Support, educate, and advocate until there is a cure for severe an persistent mental illness.

Description

NAMI-DE is a statewide organization of families, mental health consumers, friends, and professionals dedicated to improving the quality of life for those affected by life-changing brain diseases such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depression. The organization achieves improvement by:

  • Providing support and coping strategies to families dealing with serious mental illness;
  • Promoting and delivering educational opportunities to improve the quality of life and to eliminate stigma;
  • Advocating to assure adequate in-patient and community-based mental health services for all Delawareans afflicted with serious mental illness. This continuum of advocacy takes place at three interdependent levels:
    • Identifying and advocating for the needs of an individual,
    • Identifying and advocating at the grass roots level for specific issues broadly impacting the organization’s stakeholders,
    • Identifying and advocating for systemic improvements to the delivery of care and services.
    • Developing a variety of safe, affordable quality housing opportunities for persons with serious mental illness;
    • Supporting research to unlock the mysteries still surrounding these brain diseases

Website

http://www.namide.org

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