Find Help, Find Hope!

Latest News

From the desk of the NAMI-LC Executive Director

March 18, 2020

“Hello NAMI-LC supporters, In light of COVID-19 guidelines from the CDC, we have closed our NAMI-LC office, cancelled our support groups, and postponed our Family to Family classes until further notice. For updates, follow our Facebook page at NAMI-Linn County or on our Instagram at nami_linn_county. We are checking our NAMI-LC e-mail and phone line. more »

Read More

NAMI Linn County Support Groups Cancelled

March 16, 2020

Due to concerns related to COVID-19 and the possibility of community transmission, please note that all NAMI Linn County support group meetings have been cancelled for the time being. Please look this site and our Facebook page for future information regarding if/when the groups will be re-starting. Please see below for a message sent to more »

Read More

FCC approves new “988” phone number for suicide support

January 19, 2020

The Federal Communications Commission recently approved the designation of 988 as the phone number people can call when experiencing suicidal thoughts. Calls made to 988 will be directed to the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a national network of 163 crisis centers that is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse more »

Read More

Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT): An Invaluable Community Resource

July 31, 2014

What is CIT? CIT (Crisis Intervention Team) programs are local initiatives designed to improve the way law enforcement and the community respond to people experiencing mental health crises. They are built on strong partnerships between law enforcement, mental health provider agencies and individuals and families affected by mental illness. Getting Started Community partnerships are the key more »

Read More

Your Story: A Powerful Advocacy Tool

Legislators who make important decisions receive much of their information about mental illness the same way the general public does: through the media. While members of Congress also have staffers to study the issues, they rely on constituents for information. That means you. The best way to inform the legislators and give them an accurate more »

Read More
1 2 3 4 5 6

Become a Member

JOIN NAMI

Get Involved

DONATE NOW

Get In Touch

CONTACT US