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Welcome to the Montana chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

NAMI Montana  supports, educates, and advocates for Montanans with mental illnesses and their families.

We had a great 2022 NAMI Walk!

Thank you to everyone who made the 2022 Montana NAMIWalk such an amazing success! It was such a great day. Perfect weather and such an amazing turnout.

NAMI Montana Legislation and Advocacy

Montana Legislature is in Progress

Mental health is a major issue at this year’s Legislative session. Learn more about NAMI Montana’s work and find out out you can be involved!

Read Our Legislative Objectives

Be In the Loop About Montana Mental Health Issues

Register For Our Newsletter

Mental Health Resource Guides

When someone is in crisis, an easy to use list of options can mean all the difference. NAMI Montana offers County Mental Health Guides for all 56 Counties and a State Wide Mental Health Resource Guide. Formatted to print to hand out at events, waiting rooms, or to give family and friends. These valuable handouts are updated frequently.

County Mental Health Resources

Local NAMI Affiliates

Montana’s local NAMI affiliates hold a variety of support groups facilitated by individuals directly involved and impacted by mental illness. Local NAMI support groups are lifelines so you don’t have to feel alone. Click here to find your community and get connected.

Local NAMI Affiliates
Of all of NAMI Montana’s work, we are particularly proud of our education programs. Our 8-week courses offer powerful insight into mental illness and recovery that is incredibly valuable to individuals struggling with mental illness and their families. NAMI Montana believes that these courses save lives. We are happy to offer them free of charge to the people and families that need them.

How NAMI Montana Accomplishes its Mission

1.  Helping concerned families and friends start up local support, education, and advocacy groups.

2.  Educating the public to dispel mis-perceptions and overcome the stigma associated with mental illness.

3.  Advocating for the interests of persons with mental illness, including advocacy for enlightened and effective laws and adequate funding for services.

4.  Teaming with mental health service providers and other advocacy organizations to improve service delivery and encourage them to work with families as allies.

5.  Promoting a range of support services in the community, including appropriate housing, income maintenance, low-stress employment and training, social networks, medical and rehabilitation services, and assertive case management.

6.  Promoting research into the physiological, neurological, biochemical and genetic aspects of severe and persistent mental illness that could point to causes, treatment, and prevention.

Stop Suicide: Save a Life

If you are feeling suicidal or you know someone who is demonstrating the warning signs of suicide, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988.

You Can Make A Difference

You Can Make A Difference

You Can Make A Difference

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