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About Mental Illness

A mental illness is a medical condition that disrupts a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others and daily functioning.

What is Recovery?

Recovery from serious mental illness is not only possible, but for many people living with mental illness today, probable. The notion of recovery involves a variety of perspectives.

We're Here to Listen

IN CASE OF A LIFE-THREATENING EMERGENCY: CALL 911

IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS HAVING SUICIDAL THOUGHTS:

Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week  1-800-273-TALK (8255)


FOR A NON-LIFE-THREATENING BUT URGENT MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS:

Call the Pierce County Crisis Line available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: 800-576-7764

Crisis Text Line: crisistextline.org – text 741741 (mobile fees waived)

LGBTQ Trevor Project Support Center: 1-866-488-7386
www.thetrevorproject.org

1-800-273-8255

Or in a crisis, text "NAMI" to 741741

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Join NAMI Pierce County and join a movement to inspire better lives for NAMI Pierce Countyns 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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If you’re not ready to become a member but still would like to support NAMI Pierce County, we welcome and appreciate donations of any value. You'll be supporting others who are affected by mental illness financially and emotionally.

Get In Touch

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. There’s a community here for you, and we’re here to help you however you need it. You will be so very glad that you did!