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).
NAMI Illinois serves residents across the state with free mental health support, online groups, resources, and education. Visit our Affiliate page to find the NAMI affiliate closest to you.
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.
December 7, 2020 By Leah Hope ABC7 https://abc7chicago.com/covid-pandemic-mental-health-suicide-prevention-therapy-chicago/8593857/ The COVID-19 pandemic has not just worsened existing mental health issues in individuals, like depression or anxiety, but has also strained the state of Illinois’ psychiatric infrastructure, leaving patients vulnerable. Eric Cowgill … Read more
Nov 10, 2020 KWQC https://www.kwqc.com/2020/11/10/illinois-dedicates-2m-to-governors-challenge-to-prevent-suicide-for-veterans/ Officials with the state of Illinois announced on Monday that the state will be joining a multi-state effort in lowering suicide rates among veterans. This will be done through mental health offerings and preventative services. … Read more
Nov 18, 2020 By Linda Snow-Griffin, Ph.D. NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/November-2020/A-Word-to-the-Wise-Caregiver-Take-Care What airline passenger truly loves flying in turbulent conditions? My husband, who is a private pilot, likes to remind me that turbulence is like driving on a bumpy country road. While … 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.