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Welcome to NAMI MS

NAMI Mississippi is an organization of families, friends and individuals whose lives have been affected by mental illness. Together, we advocate for better lives for those individuals who have a mental illness, and we offer support, education and advocacy as we do so.

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We recognize that people living with mental illness face additional challenges dealing with COVID-19, as do their caregivers and loved ones. Get help here.

You Are Not Alone

1 in 5 live with a mental health condition. So chances are you or someone you know has been affected.


Support & Encourage

If someone you know is struggling with a mental health condition, read more about how to support them.

Understanding Change

Mental health conditions are common in teens and young adults. Read more about what you can do.

Ole Miss Participating in College Football Mental Health Awareness Week

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Oct 5, 2020 By Nate Gabler Sports Illustrated OXFORD, Miss. (Ole Miss Athletics) – This week, Ole Miss Athletics is partnering with the Hilinski’s Hope Foundation (H3H) to support the inaugural College Football Mental Health Awareness Week, which will … Read more

Calls to suicide and crisis hotlines increase during pandemic

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September 15, 2020 By Patrice Clark WLOX JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and calls for help for mental health assistance are rising at record levels. “It is extremely serious. It is ending your own … Read more

Join NAMI this Mental Illness Awareness Week to Raise the Voices of Lived Experience

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Oct 5, 2020 NAMI Arlington, VA – This year we’ve seen the numbers of Americans impacted by mental health conditions on the rise as a result of the pandemic and more people than ever need help. In honor of Mental Illness Awareness … Read more

Upcoming NAMI Mississippi Events

Upcoming Events

Tue 26

NAMI Meridian Connection Recovery Support Group Meeting (Virtual)

January 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm CST
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Tue 26

NAMI Vicksburg Affiliate Meeting (Virtual)

January 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
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Thu 28

NAMI Central Mississippi Connection Recovery Support Group Meeting (Virtual)

January 28 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CST
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Thu 28

NAMI Pine Belt Affiliate Meeting (Virtual)

January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
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Helping Those In Need

NAMI started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979 has blossomed into the nation's leading voice on mental health. Today, we are an association of more than 500 local affiliates who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need.

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Become a Member

Join NAMI Mississippi and join a movement to inspire better lives for Mississippians who are affected by mental illness. With membership, you'll receive newsletters and updates on mental health news, you'll be able to engage in discussion groups, and you'll have the opportunity to support others who are affected by mental illness financially and emotionally.

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Thank you for your generous tax-deductible donation. You are helping us provide support, education, and advocacy to thousands of people living with mental illness in Mississippi.

Get In Touch

The families and members of NAMI Mississippi are here to help! We offer understanding to anyone concerned about mental illnesses and the treatment of mental illness.