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NAMI Meridian

The NAMI Meridian Affiliate covers Clarke, Jasper, Kemper, Lauderdale, Leake, Neshoba, Newton, Scott and Smith counties.

Affiliate Contact: Patricia Battle

Phone number: 601-527-3734

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 8563, Meridian, MS 39303

Email address:

  NAMI – Meridian


2018-2019 Governance Leadership Team Officers
Jill Walsh, President
Kathy Faust, Vice President
Lori Douglas, Secretary
Dianne Sellers, Treasurer
Wade Johnson, Member
Carol Nason, Member
Patricia Battle, Affiliate Representative



Affiliate Meetings:
First Tuesday of the Month, Noon – 1 p.m.
Meridian Activity Center
Contact: Patricia Battle at 601-527-3734 or Jill Walsh at 601-917-1474

Connection Support Group:
Tuesdays, 5 p.m.
Wesley House Community Center, 1520 8th Ave., Meridian
Contact: Jill Walsh at 601-917-1474

Family Support Group:
2nd Tuesday of each month, 5 p.m.
Wesley House Community Center, 1520 8th Ave., Meridian
Contact: Patricia Battle at 601-527-3734



Annual Candlelight Vigil on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018

October 5, 2018 1:10 pm : Affiliates, Blog, NAMI Meridian
Please join us for our Annual Candlelight Vigil Tuesday, October 9, 2018 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm Lauderdale County Court Annex 410 Constitution Avenue Meridian, MS 39301 Speakers: Gwendolyn Brown, MSW LSW and The Rev. Deacon Betty Melton Soloist: Barbara Adams, Weems Community Mental Health Center — Jill Walsh NAMI Meridian President

NAMI Meridian 2018-2019 Schedule

July 18, 2018 11:04 am : Affiliates, Blog, NAMI Meridian
July Minority Mental Health Awareness Month | Voices of Hope – Theme: Caregiving | July 19, 2018, EMEPA Auditorium, 5:30 pm   August NAMI Signature Training | NAMI Family-to-Family and NAMI Basics | Target Area: Meridian, Philadelphia and Newton | August 9-11, 2018, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church | REGISTER BY JULY 19, 2018     ... read more»

NAMI Meridian Date Change for June 2018 Affiliate Meeting

May 23, 2018 12:29 pm : Affiliates, Blog, NAMI Meridian
The June NAMI – Meridian Affiliate Meeting has been rescheduled from Tuesday, June 5 to Wednesday, June 6. The meeting is at noon at the Meridian Activity Center (3300 32nd Avenue). For more information, contact Patricia Battle at 601-527-3734 or Jill Walsh at 601-917-1474. You can also send an email to

Meridian Spring 2018 Update

April 18, 2018 12:36 pm : Affiliates, Blog, NAMI Meridian
Happy New NAMI Year! We are already hard at work showing our presence and support for 2018, but first, we want to share an update on our annual December service project – Christmas gift bags. In December 2017, the affiliate collected and purchased items for the annual service project, disseminated the items into 108 gift ... read more»

No Meeting on Dec. 5 + Christmas Gathering on Dec. 7 + Dec. 12 Project

December 1, 2017 11:36 am : Affiliates, Blog, Breaking News, NAMI Meridian
Friendly Reminder   We will not meet on Tuesday, December 5, 2017   ************************************************ Please join us on December 7, 2017 For Our  Annual Christmas Members and Friends Gathering Thursday, December 7th EMEPA AUDITORIUM Highway 39 North, Meridian Kindly RSVP via email to by December 4th.   *************************************************** We will assemble Christmas Bags on Tuesday, December 12, 2017  ... read more»

Meridian Summer 2017 Update

September 21, 2017 12:14 pm : Affiliates, Blog, NAMI Meridian
June 8, the Meridian Affiliate had some serious burgers and dogs at our first Burgers at Bonita Lakes event. Bonita Lakes is a city park with three lakes, nature trails, a walking track and more. During the cookout, we raised awareness that NAMI National, NAMI Mississippi, and NAMI Meridian existed. We also raised awareness that ... read more»

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