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In Memory of Brandon Barrick

July 3, 2020

As a beloved son, brother, friend, and family member, Brandon Cory Barrick is being remembered for the gift he was to many. His journey began December 18, 1990 and he was raised in Washington state. After graduating from Mt. Tahoma High School, he attended Washington State University where he became a true Cougar fan. At more »

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May 17, 2020

You Are Not Alone   We celebrate May as Mental Health Awareness Month to raise awareness and educate the public about mental illnesses. The purpose of this month is to bring to light the realities of living with mental health conditions, strategies for attaining mental health and wellness and ending the stigma around mental illness. more »

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Share Your Favorite Hero

May 28, 2020

    “SHARE YOUR FAVORITE HERO”              (open to the community) Was there someone in your life who inspired you?  Do you have a hero or was there someone who made a difference in your life? Come and share your story on our “Share Nite” on Wednesday, June 3 at 6:00 pm via Zoom with more »

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Join a Support Group from the comfort of your home!

April 27, 2020

Join a NAMI Pierce County Support Group from the comfort of your home! The following support groups are being offered online via ZOOM by NAMI Pierce County. Register using the following links. Space is limited so register early to reserve your space. Connection Recovery Support Groups are peer-led, recovery based support sessions for individuals with more »

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NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group ONLINE

April 2, 2020

NAMI Connection is a FREE Peer Support Group for adults 18 and over with a Mental Health diagnoses or concerns. Starting: Friday April 3rd Time: 2:00PM to 3:30PM. Pre-registration is required to attend.  

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COVID-19 Update from NAMI Pierce County

March 17, 2020

Due to the current restrictions around the COVID-19 situation, all NAMI Pierce County programs, including peer and family support groups and classes, have been cancelled until further notice. However, we are looking at offering online groups and classes remotely.  We will provide information as it becomes available.  Thank you for your patience and understanding.   more »

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Kids Mental Health Pierce County

March 3, 2020

Kids’ Mental Health Pierce County is a group of agencies and professionals dedicated to improving child and adolescent mental health treatment and prevention in Pierce County.  They are focused on accomplishing the following: Developing a one-stop collaborative that serves as a single point of access to child and adolescent mental health services. Increasing support and more »

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New Medication for Depression Being Tested

Depression is more than just feeling sad or going through a rough patch. It can be a serious mental health condition that requires understanding and medical care. If ignored or left untreated, depression can be devastating for those who have it and their families. Fortunately, with early detection, diagnosis and a treatment plan consisting of medication, more »

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Why We Should Be Honest About How We’re Doing

February 3, 2020

Life is hard. Going through depression, anxiety and PTSD make it harder. But the roughest part is feeling like you are alone while going through these struggles. We have gotten so good at trekking through life independently, at putting our heads down and looking at our smartphones. We have gotten so good at not talking more »

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NAMI Washington State Trainings

January 9, 2020

NAMI Washington State Trainings NAMI Washington offers trainings in NAMI Signature programs which allow local affiliates to bring NAMI programs to their communities. All trainings are offered at no cost to participants. All NAMI members or those becoming a member may apply to attend State Training programs. For more information, contact Deanna Roy at or 206-783-4288.         more »

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NAMI’s Statement On Recent Racist Incidents and Mental Health Resources for African Americans

May 29, 2020 5/29/2020 The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement from CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., regarding recent racist incidents across the country and their impact on mental health: “The effect of racism and racial trauma on mental health is real and cannot be ignored. The disparity in access to mental more »

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Give to NAMI Pierce County

May 4, 2020

  NAMI Pierce County needs your help. The impact of COVID-19 has created a tremendous increase in the need for mental health support in our community, while also requiring new technologies to provide this critical assistance. If you can help, please make a gift today. Make a Difference Now You may also mail a check more »

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