NAMI PA, Montgomery County is one of more than 1,100 affiliates of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, known by its acronym NAMI. With some 200,000 members, NAMI is the nation's largest grassroots, volunteer organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with severe mental illnesses through advocacy and education efforts. We understand that mental illness deeply affects whole families; not just the person with an illness.
NAMI Montgomery County is a grass-roots education, support and advocacy organization that was founded in 1979. Our mission; improve the quality of life for those affected by mental illness through support, education and advocacy. Together with our national organization and state affiliate, we offer educational programs, support groups and phone support. We continue to advocate for better services, legislative changes, and increased research on mental illnesses.