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)
Call the NAMI Helpline at
Volunteer early for NAMIWalks! This event is a day that seems almost magical, with over a thousand people coming together to learn more about mental illness, develop stronger ties with one another, and celebrate a beautiful day with friends and loved ones.
Volunteers are needed for:
♦ Walk Committee
♦ Event Day Registration
♦ T-shirt Distribution
♦ Volunteer Check-in
♦ Information Booth
♦ Water Station
NAMI Pierce County County Helpline
Respond to requests for information, referral, education, and peer support about and related to serious mental illnesses (requires individual and group training). Both regularly scheduled and back-up volunteers needed.
Utilizing NAMI Pierce County County training, speak to the community about mental illness and related issues (requires training).
To volunteer or for more information on volunteering, contact the volunteer coordinator at: firstname.lastname@example.org
From Next Door To Across Pierce County
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.
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 Washington.
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.