About NAMI Mississippi
NAMI Mississippi, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit state organization of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is a non-profit, advocacy organization. NAMI groups at the local affiliate, state, and national levels share one common goal: To improve the quality of life of persons living with serious mental illness along with their friends and families. NAMI Mississippi is made up of family members, peers, behavioral health professionals and friends working to accomplish our mission through mutual support, education, advocacy, and research.
In our service areas of Meridian, Vicksburg, Hattiesburg, the Gulf Coast, Tupelo, Oxford, McComb, Yazoo City and metro Jackson, there are more than 20,000 people whose lives are touched by mental illness.
We are certified and partially funded by the Mississippi Department of Mental Health.