About NAMI Southwest Missouri
About Mental Illness
A mental illness is a medical condition that disrupts a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others and daily functioning.
What is Recovery?
Recovery from serious mental illness is not only possible, but for many people living with mental illness today, probable. The notion of recovery involves a variety of perspectives.
We're Here to Listen
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Have a good idea or story to share?
The NAMI Your Affiliate newsletter welcomes editorial contributions from family members, consumers, and the community, such as:
- Event notices
- Consumer experiences
- Mental health notes and articles
- Local advocacy
- Legislative notes
- Photos of NAMI activities or members in the community
- Ideas for making the newsletter more informative
Please submit information for next month’s newsletter by the 10th of the month preceding that issue. For example, the deadline for the January newsletter is December 10th.
From Next Door To Across NAMI Southwest Missouri
Become a Member
Join NAMI Southwest Missouri and join a movement to inspire better lives for NAMI Southwest Missourins 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.
If you’re not ready to become a member but still would like to support NAMI Southwest Missouri, we welcome and appreciate donations of any value. You'll be supporting others who are affected by mental illness financially and emotionally.
Get In Touch
The families and members of NAMI Southwest Missouri are here to help! We offer understanding to anyone concerned about mental illnesses and the treatment of mental illness. There’s a community here for you, and we’re here to help you however you need it. You will be so very glad that you did!