Welcome to NAMI St. Louis
NAMI St. Louis is an organization of families, friends and individuals whose lives have been affected by mental illness. Together, we advocate for better lives for those individuals who have a mental illness, and we offer support, education and advocacy as we do so.
NAMI St. Louis Support Groups
NAMI's support groups follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to be helped. All NAMI St. Louis support groups are free and confidential. Click the link to learn more about online support groups, presentations and community engagement offerings.
NAMI St. Louis Community Engagement, Education and Presentations
Across the country, thousands of trained NAMI volunteers bring peer-led programs to a wide variety of community settings, from churches to schools to NAMI Affiliates. With the unique understanding of people with lived experience, these programs and support groups provide outstanding free education, skills training and support.
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."
You Are Not Alone
1 in 5 live with a mental health condition. So chances are you or someone you know has been affected.
Support & Encourage
If someone you know is struggling with a mental health condition, read more about how to support them.
June 22, 2020 By Megan Lynch KMOX https://kmox.radio.com/articles/mental-health-may-be-one-of-biggest-workplace-issues-in-2020 ST. LOUIS, MO (KMOX) – Uncertainty and anxiety are creating a whole different kind of workplace stress in 2020. “Mental illness is the single greatest cause for worker disability and 62% of missed work … Read more
June 22, 2020 By Jim Dryden Washington University School of Medicine https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/schizophrenia-other-psychotic-disorders-focus-of-new-clinic-for-teens-young-adults/ The first signs of mental illness involving psychosis — the experience of having hallucinations, delusions or intrusive, disturbing thoughts — often appear during the teen years. There is … Read more
July 6, 2020 By Kylie M. Smith, Ph.D. NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/July-2020/Discrimination-and-Racism-in-the-History-of-Mental-Health-Care People with mental illness have always been discriminated against. They have been denied full participation in society and labeled as dangerous and criminal. Many have been locked in institutions that … Read more
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Become a Member
Join NAMI St. Louis and join a movement to inspire better lives for Missourians 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.
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 Missouri.
Get In Touch
The families and members of NAMI St. Louis are here to help! We offer understanding to anyone concerned about mental illnesses and the treatment of mental illness.