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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.

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Annual Meeting

September 21, 2020 - 6:00 to 7:30 pm

Agenda

Program & Finance Reports
Election of Board Members
NAMIWalks Awards
Volunteer Awards
Teacher Awards
Speaker Series Presentations
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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.

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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.

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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."

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You Are Not Alone

1 in 5 live with a mental health condition. So chances are you or someone you know has been affected.

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Support & Encourage

If someone you know is struggling with a mental health condition, read more about how to support them.

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Understanding Change

Mental health conditions are common in teens and young adults. Read more about what you can do.

Mental health may be one of biggest workplace issues in 2020

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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 Mental health may be one of biggest workplace issues in 2020

Schizophrenia, other psychotic disorders focus of new clinic for teens, young adults

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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 Schizophrenia, other psychotic disorders focus of new clinic for teens, young adults

Discrimination and Racism in the History of Mental Health Care

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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 Discrimination and Racism in the History of Mental Health Care

Upcoming NAMI St. Louis Events

Upcoming Events

Oct 01

9/24/20-11/12/20 Online Family-to-Family Class

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Oct 01

Online Family Support Group (Thur)

October 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
Oct 04

Online Connection Support Group (Sun)

October 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CDT
Oct 04

Online Connection Support Group (Sun)

October 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CDT

RSS In the news

  • CDC study sheds new light on mental health crisis linked to coronavirus pandemic August 13, 2020
    The Covid-19 crisis has brought with it a mental health crisis in the U.S., and new CDC data shows just how broad the pandemic's impact on mental health might be. The survey found that almost 41% of respondents are struggling with mental health issues stemming from the pandemic. When it comes to the new study, […]
  • End to US unemployment protections could fuel wave of despair and suicides August 13, 2020
    A failure to reinstate enhanced federal unemployment benefits and eviction moratoriums could contribute to a wave of despair, drug overdoses and suicides among Americans, amid mounting fears about the long-term toll of the pandemic. Protective factors include access to mental health services, family and community support, and strong religious or spiritual beliefs that discourage suicide. […]

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Helping Those In Need

NAMI started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979 has blossomed into the nation's leading voice on mental health. Today, we are an association of more than 500 local affiliates who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need.

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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.

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