About NAMI Philadelphia

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

NAMI PHILADELPHIA offers a monthly support group, connections to services that aid and assists in recovery, and community integration. NAMI PHILADELPHIA assists family members with a Family-To- Family course. The NAMI PHILADELPHIA office offers a safe space to visit and talk with a knowledgeable affiliate member. 

NAMI PHILADELPHIA is closely associated with The Department of Mental Health, Mental Health Association, Family Resource Network, Family Inclusion and Community Integrated Services.

What we do:

NAMI relies on gifts and contributions to support our important work: 

We educate.
Offered in thousands of communities across the United States through NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates, our education programs ensure hundreds of thousands of families, individuals and educators get the support and information they need.

We advocate
NAMI shapes national public policy for people with mental illness and their families and provides volunteer leaders with the tools, resources and skills necessary to save mental health in all states.  

We listen
Our toll-free NAMI HelpLine allows us to respond personally to hundreds of thousands of requests each year, providing free referral, information and support—a much-needed lifeline for many. 800-950-6264 IN A CRISIS? TEXT NAMI TO 741741

We lead.
Public awareness events and activities, including Mental Illness Awareness Week and NAMIWalks, successfully fight stigma and encourage understanding. NAMI works with reporters on a daily basis to make sure our country understands how important mental health is. 

Facts & Figures

NAMI’s facts and figures on mental illness and its impact on America.

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