ABOUT NAMI FORT WAYNE

NAMI Fort Wayne is the local affiliate of NAMI-the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI works to inspire a move away from illness, stigma, and ignorance toward brighter days filled with hope, health, and recovery. NAMI Fort Wayne offers free support groups for individuals with mental health conditions and their families, public education, and advocacy for public policy change.

Current News

  • Following the leadership of NAMI Indiana and considering recommendations from Gov. Holcomb and the Indiana State Department of Health, NAMI Fort Wayne is suspending all in-person support and education meetings until April 14. We are sensitive to the fact that this decision may cause hardship for people in critical need of support. You can call the NAMI Fort Wayne office at 260-447-8990 or send an e-mail to office@namifortwayne.org if you need to speak with a support facilitator. NAMI Fort Wayne will be posting updated information on FaceBook and Twitter regularly.
  • NAMI hopes you and your family are staying well, and we recognize that the spread of coronavirus impacts every person in this country. But, we also know that people affected by mental health conditions face unique challenges during this time. We need your help to tell our nation’s leaders how they can support and protect people with mental illness.
  • For more Covid19 information from NAMI National please visit https://namimissouri.org/nami-updates-on-the-coronavirus/
  • Registration is open now for the July 4, 2020, NAMI Fort Wayne 5K and 1-Mile Walk

Following the leadership of NAMI Indiana and considering recommendations from Gov. Holcomb and the Indiana State Department of Health, NAMI Fort Wayne is suspending all in-person support and education meetings until April 14. We are sensitive to the fact that this decision may cause hardship for people in critical need of support. You can call the NAMI Fort Wayne office at 260-447-8990 or send an e-mail to office@namifortwayne.org if you need to speak with a support facilitator. NAMI Fort Wayne will be posting updated information on FaceBook and Twitter regularly.

STOP THE STIGMA

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This potentially life-saving guide outlines what can contribute to a crisis, warning signs that a crisis is emerging, strategies to help de-escalate a crisis and resources available for those affected. Also included is information about advocating for a person in crisis along with a sample crisis plan.