National Alliance on Mental Illness

Founded in 1979, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) works to achieve equitable services and treatment for more than 15 million Americans and their families living with mental illnesses. This organization provides education and support to combat stigma, to support increased funding for research, and to advocate for adequate health insurance, housing, rehabilitation and jobs for people with mental illness.

NAMI Northside holds small group gatherings at Alpharetta Methodist for sharing experiences, exchanging information and support. These meetings are free and meet on the first Thursdayof every month, 7:30 p.m., in room T349.

Mental illnesses addressed by NAMI include:

  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Dual Diagnosis and Integrated Treatment of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Disorder
  • Eating Disorders
  • Major Depression
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Suicide
  • Tourette’s Syndrome

For more information, contact Jason Turner.