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Welcome to NAMI Southwest Missouri

Offering online and in-person classes and support groups to assist you and your loved ones.

Here We Glow!

NEON Night Run/Walk is NAMI Southwest Missouri’s annual event for Suicide Prevention. This 5k timed event and 1 mile non-timed event is a glowing experience with illuminating lights and neon glow.

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.

Understanding Change

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

A BRIGHTER TOMORROW: Mother helps daughter with mental illness using free resources

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September 22, 2020 By Marian Bouchot KOMU 8 https://www.komu.com/news/a-brighter-tomorrow-mother-helps-daughter-with-mental-illness-using-free-resources COLUMBIA- There are more than 900,000 Missouri residents who experience a mental illness each year, including nearly 200,000 who experience a serious mental illness, according to the state’s Annual Status Report on … Read more

NAMI Missouri to offer virtual mental health support training

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Sep 9, 2020 News Tribune https://www.newstribune.com/news/local/story/2020/sep/09/nami-missouri-to-offer-virtual-mental-health-support-training/840669/ A statewide nonprofit will offer free training for families struggling with mental health concerns. The National Alliance on Mental Illness Missouri is presenting free virtual training for Missourians who wish to start mental health … Read more

Join NAMI this Mental Illness Awareness Week to Raise the Voices of Lived Experience

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Oct 5, 2020 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Press-Media/Press-Releases/2020/Join-NAMI-this-Mental-Illness-Awareness-Week-to-Raise-the-Voices-of-Lived-Experience Arlington, VA – This year we’ve seen the numbers of Americans impacted by mental health conditions on the rise as a result of the pandemic and more people than ever need help. In honor of Mental Illness Awareness … Read more

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Fri 30

Mental Health and Coffee

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
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Anxiety, Panic, OCD Support

October 30 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
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Music/Arts for Recovery

October 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT

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  • Police have shot people experiencing a mental health crisis. Who should you call instead? September 18, 2020
    Amid a nationwide movement for racial justice and police reform sparked by the recent killings of several Black men and women, many people have spoken out against police shootings of people experiencing mental health crises. "A person shouldn't lose their life because they’re experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition," said Angela Kimball, national director […]
  • NIH announces public-private partnership to advance schizophrenia biomarker research September 16, 2020
    The NIH this week announced the launch of Accelerating Medicine Partnership Schizophrenia. The NIH and FDA, along with seven industry and nonprofit partners, aim to improve early therapeutic interventions and targeted treatments for schizophrenia with this initiative. Goals of the partnership include conducting research into biological markers to identify people at risk for developing schizophrenia, […]
  • What AMP SCZ Partners Are Saying September 15, 2020
    “NAMI was founded by parents of adult children with schizophrenia over 40 years ago and we’re proud to be a part of the of the Accelerating Medicines Partnership for Schizophrenia, a watershed moment in our field,” said Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., CEO of  NAMI. “This partnership is a new opportunity for coordinated research on the […]

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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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