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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.

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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.

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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."

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You Are Not Alone

1 in 5 live with a mental health condition. So chances are you or someone you know has been affected.

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Support & Encourage

If someone you know is struggling with a mental health condition, read more about how to support them.

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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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legislative forum

This legislative forum is an opportunity for Pierce County community members to learn more about their 2020 candidates and hear their view on mental health issues.  Join on September 30 at 6:00 PM (PST).

Upcoming NAMI Pierce Events

Upcoming Events

Tue 29

Clubhouse Grand Opening

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm PDT
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Tue 29

Connection Recovery Group

September 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
Tue 29

NAMI Family-to-Family Program

September 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm PDT
Wed 30

Triple P Parenting Course

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT

RSS In the news

  • CDC study sheds new light on mental health crisis linked to coronavirus pandemic August 13, 2020
    The Covid-19 crisis has brought with it a mental health crisis in the U.S., and new CDC data shows just how broad the pandemic's impact on mental health might be. The survey found that almost 41% of respondents are struggling with mental health issues stemming from the pandemic. When it comes to the new study, […]
  • End to US unemployment protections could fuel wave of despair and suicides August 13, 2020
    A failure to reinstate enhanced federal unemployment benefits and eviction moratoriums could contribute to a wave of despair, drug overdoses and suicides among Americans, amid mounting fears about the long-term toll of the pandemic. Protective factors include access to mental health services, family and community support, and strong religious or spiritual beliefs that discourage suicide. […]
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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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NamiWalks Your Way is this Saturday!!!! Get ready to lace up your kicks and take a WALK 👞👟🥾🥿👠👡👢 for mental health (or sure, you can go barefoot too!). Walking not your thing? No problem! You can Walk Your Way, whether that means riding a bike, spending time with the daisies, or sweating it out on the (socially distanced) dance floor. Sign up here namipierce.org/get-involved/nami-walks/ and post to social media with the reason you walk. Include the hashtags #notalone, #MentalHealthForAll and #namipiercecounty and tag us @namipierce. We can't wait to see your walks! ... See MoreSee Less

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.

From Next Door To Across Pierce County

Become a Member

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.

From Next Door To Across Your Region

Become a Member

Become a part of NAMI! Subscribe to the latest mental health updates, participate in an online discussion group, learn how to advocate in your community and add your voice to the mental health movement.

Get Involved

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 Your State.

Get In Touch

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