The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Massachusetts
The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Massachusetts (NAMI Massachusetts) is a nonprofit grassroots organization. Founded in 1982, they are the state’s voice on mental illness.
The mission of NAMI Massachusetts is to improve the quality of life for people diagnosed with mental health conditions and their families.
NAMI seeks to improve the public’s awareness and understanding of mental health conditions and ensure that all people impacted by a mental health condition receive the support they need in a timely fashion.
NAMI does this through their:
- Education and support program for people living with a mental health condition and their supporters
- Training and presentation programs for community members
- Annual events
- Advocacy efforts at the state and local levels