All NAMI WC educational programs and support groups are currently suspended.

A Letter From the NAMI WC Executive Director Regarding Educational Programs & Support Groups

Dear NAMI Washtenaw County friends: The health and safety of our participants, volunteers, staff, and community is our number one priority. Accordingly, we have been closely monitoring information and developments regarding the Covid-19 coronavirus. Based on extensive consideration of current public health recommendations and programming options, we have made the very difficult decision to suspendContinue reading A Letter From the NAMI WC Executive Director Regarding Educational Programs & Support Groups

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell with NAMI Washtenaw Executive Director Judy Gardner and Board Member Lois Maharg

U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell Recognizes NAMI Washtenaw County in Congressional Commendation

As last-minute preparations were underway for the 2020 Advocacy Gala, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Washtenaw County was recognized on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives for the group’s lasting commitment to supporting mental health in the community.  “It was entered into the Congressional Record” on Feb. 21, 2020, said U.S.Continue reading U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell Recognizes NAMI Washtenaw County in Congressional Commendation

From the Board

NOVEMBER 2019 BY MARK CREEKMORE More peers than ever are being used in health and mental health services. Mental health peers are people who have experienced mental health conditions and want to use their experience to help others. Peers are used most to help with complex, chronic conditions, like serious mental illness, substance use disorders,Continue reading From the Board

Fund-raiser Breaks New Ground

NOVEMBER 2019 BY LOIS MAHARG About 50 Washtenaw County movers and shakers gathered in the home of Attorney Erane C. Washington on Aug. 17 to support and learn more about NAMI Washtenaw County. This was the affiliate’s first attempt to broaden its base of supporters with an event featuring a well-known public figure — inContinue reading Fund-raiser Breaks New Ground