Programs and Services
Across the country, thousands of trained NAMI volunteers bring peer-led programs to a wide variety of community settings, from churches to schools to NAMI Northside Atlantas. With the unique understanding of people with lived experience, these programs and support groups provide outstanding free education, skills training and support.
Say It Out Loud
One in five teens lives with a mental health condition and yet more than half are not getting the help they need. Stigma remains a huge barrier to teens seeking help. Many cite fear of negative perceptions as a major factor in choosing not to speak up. Learn more about this program here.
NAMI Ending The Silence
NAMI Ending the Silence is a presentation designed for middle and high school students, school staff, and parents or guardians of middle or high school aged youth. Audiences learn about the signs and symptoms of mental health conditions, how to recognize the early warning signs and the importance of acknowledging those warning signs.
NAMI’s Outreach to Faith Communities
NAMI FaithNet is a network of NAMI members and friends dedicated to promoting caring faith communities and promoting the role of faith in recovery for individuals and families affected by mental illness.
NAMI on Campus
Mental health issues are prevalent on college campuses. The state of Georgia only has 1 NAMI on Campus today – at Shorter University in Rome. Learn more about this program.
Veterans and Active Duty
According to a 2014 study, nearly 1 in 4 active duty members showed signs of a mental health condition. On this page we focus on questions that military personnel often ask, concerning treatment resources, disclosure and staying healthy during the transition to civilian life. If you are having thoughts of suicide, the Veterans Crisis Line is available 24/7 by dialing 1-800-273-8255 and pressing 1.
Our neighboring NAMI’s!
Check out our neighboring NAMI’s websites and find out about even more support groups, classes and meetings.