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  • NAMI Queens/Nassau NAMI Queens/Nassau

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Mission Statement

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is a nationwide grass roots, self-help, support, education and advocacy nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of all those affected by mental illness. This includes individuals diagnosed with mental illness; family members, relatives, and friends; mental health professionals and all those who share NAMI's vision and mission.

Description

The growth of our local NAMI chapter, NAMI Queens/Nassau, parallels the growth of NAMI on the national level. Since 1980 our membership has grown to 500+ members, and we are the second largest NAMI affiliate out of 55 in New York State. NAMI Queens/Nassau services include:

  • 5 Day a Week Help Line
  • Support Groups for Families and Individuals with Mental Illness
  • Family-to-Family Education Program
  • Monthly Educational Forums
  • Bi-Monthly NAMI Queens/Nassau Newsletter
  • Advocacy Leadership and Networking
  • The Friendship Network
  • The "Breaking the Silence" School Education Project
  • Speaker's Bureau

Website

http://www.namiqn.org

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