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Learn more about the full spectrum of programs and services that NAMI provides across the country for people whose lives have been affected by serious mental illness.
Find the support you need:
Center for Excellence
The NAMI Center for Excellence team works to provide NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates with the the technical assistance, resources and tools they need to build organizational capacity and achieve the goals of the NAMI Standards of Excellence.
State and Local NAMIs
NAMI’s 1,200 affiliate organizations provide local services, support and other opportunities for consumers and their families.
Education, Training and Peer Support Center
NAMI offers an array of education and training programs and services for consumers, family members, providers and the general public. These include Family-to-Family, Peer-to-Peer, NAMI Support Group, In Our Own Voice and more.
NAMI empowers and educates mental health consumers to address their issues around care, treatment, services, mutual support and consumer rights.
Child and Adolescent Action Center
Families know all too well that the system is failing children and adolescents with mental illnesses. NAMI created the Child & Adolescent Action Center in response to this crisis, to focus attention on systems reform and to help and support families.
NAMI on Campus
NAMI on Campus is a network of student-led mental health awareness, education, and advocacy groups tailored to the needs of individual college communities.
Multicultural Action Center
The Multicultural Action Center focuses attention on system reform to eliminate disparities in mental health care for diverse communities and cultural competence in treatment and support for all who are affected by serious mental illness.
NAMI Legal Center
The NAMI Legal Center provides lawyer referrals as a service to our members and the general public.
Veterans & Military Resource Center
NAMI is proud to provide the following resources for veterans and active duty military members, as well as their families, friends, and advocates.
Missing Persons Support
Resources and support for locating missing persons with mental illness.
To help mental health professionals assist consumers and families further, NAMI has created this section of the NAMI Web site especially for you.
Trained volunteers provide information, referrals, and support to all who have questions about or are affected by serious mental illness. Call 1-800-950-NAMI.
Michael Weinberger was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1994. He has been a frequent presenter on our Families in Actions panel for the past 6 years. Michael is a successful entrepreneur, loving husband and proud father of two. He has learned how to use his diagnosis to his advantage with the help of medication and mindfulness practices. Michael is a dynamic speaker who is guaranteed to entertain as he walks you through his experiences. Location: “The Well!” at Brighton First United Methodist Church is a house located on church property but does not have a separate address. The building faces Brighton Lake Road. If you drive to the back of the parking lot, there are stairs leading to the door of the house where we will meet. ! A NAMI sign will be posted outside of the door.
We meet every second and fourth Thursday of the month, 7-9 p.m. at the Brighton First United Methodist Church, 400 East Grand River, Brighton. Family members and those with mental illness are welcome; we split into two groups. Call Barb at 810-231-6011 for more information. If we need to cancel due to weather, Barb will send out a cancellation email by 3 pm the day of support group.