Welcome to NAMI Illinois
The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Illinois (NAMI Illinois) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization affiliated with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).
Our 2,000 members, composed of individuals living with mental illness, family members, friends, and professionals, find purpose in helping improve the lives of people affected by mental illness through education, support, and advocacy.
NAMI Illinois serves residents across the state with free mental health support, online groups, resources and education.
Information on Covid-19
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.
Mental health conditions are common in teens and young adults. Read more about what you can do.
With increased isolation and uncertainty, people may be feeling higher levels of stress. These tips and articles will help you manage your anxiety. 1. Remember that knowledge is power: Understanding the factors that affect a person’s immune response to COVID-19 will … Read more
By: Emily Johnson I live with a high-functioning depression in my life, and in the workplace. I’ve been struggling since 2015 when I thought it was just fatigue. Medication and therapy have helped me feel better, but I still experience depressive … Read more
From Next Door To Across Illinois
Become a Member
Join NAMI Illinois and join a movement to inspire better lives for Illinoisians 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.
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 Illinois.
Get In Touch
The families and members of NAMI Illinois are here to help! We offer understanding to anyone concerned about mental illnesses and the treatment of mental illness.