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Welcome to NAMI Pierce County

We are a community-based non-profit organization whose services focus on the concerns of all those affected by mental illness.  Our members include families, friends, concerned citizens and people living with mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression and many others.

October Gathering

Join us for this month’s virtual Gathering as we introduce the slate of Officer candidates for the 2021-2022 NAMI Pierce County Board of Directors. Grab your dinner and visit with our guest speaker Cornell Harris, Program Director of the new Tacoma Progress House Clubhouse, who will talk about the services they offer for those with mental illness or who are homeless.

When: Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Where: In the comfort of your home via Zoom

How: By registering here:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMkfu2pqjMqHNS
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NAMIWalks Your Way Washington
A Virtual Event

nami walks join usNAMIWalks is going to be a little different this year. We’re not canceling it – we wouldn’t think of it when our collective mental health needs are at their greatest.

NAMI’s programs and advocacy are needed more than ever, and with your help, we are pleased to present a walk for our times, NAMIWalks Your Way Washington: A Virtual Event on September 12.

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."

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.

Understanding Change

Mental health conditions are common in teens and young adults. Read more about what you can do.

NAMI Pierce County provides support, education, advocacy and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.

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october

Join us for this month’s virtual Gathering as we introduce the
slate of Officer candidates for the 2021-2022 NAMI Pierce
County Board of Directors. Grab your dinner and visit with
our guest speaker Cornell Harris, Program Director of the
new Tacoma Progress House Clubhouse, who will talk about
the services they offer for those with mental illness or who
are homeless.

When: Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Where: In the comfort of your home via Zoom
How: By registering here:

Upcoming NAMI Pierce Events

Upcoming Events

Wed 28

Triple P Parenting Course

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
Wed 28

Family Support Group – 4th Wednesday

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
Thu 29

Triple P Parenting Course

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
Thu 29

Triple P Parenting Course

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT

RSS In the news

  • Police have shot people experiencing a mental health crisis. Who should you call instead? September 18, 2020
    Amid a nationwide movement for racial justice and police reform sparked by the recent killings of several Black men and women, many people have spoken out against police shootings of people experiencing mental health crises. "A person shouldn't lose their life because they’re experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition," said Angela Kimball, national director […]
  • NIH announces public-private partnership to advance schizophrenia biomarker research September 16, 2020
    The NIH this week announced the launch of Accelerating Medicine Partnership Schizophrenia. The NIH and FDA, along with seven industry and nonprofit partners, aim to improve early therapeutic interventions and targeted treatments for schizophrenia with this initiative. Goals of the partnership include conducting research into biological markers to identify people at risk for developing schizophrenia, […]
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NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 8-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people with mental health conditions. It is a designated evidenced-based program. This means that research shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of the people closest to a person with a mental health condition.

NAMI Family-to-Family is taught by NAMI-trained family members who have been there, and includes presentations, discussions and interactive exercises.

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Helping Those In Need

NAMI started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979 has blossomed into the nation's leading voice on mental health. Today, we are an association of more than 500 local affiliates who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need.

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Join NAMI Pierce County and join a movement to inspire better lives for Pierce County Residents 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.

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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 Iowa.

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The families and members of NAMI Pierce County are here to help! We offer understanding to anyone concerned about mental illnesses and the treatment of mental illness.