National Alliance on Mental Illness

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The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), formerly known as the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, is an American non-profit national advocacy organization founded in 1979 for people affected by serious mental illnesses and their families.[1][2] NAMI has over 200,000 members, offices in all 50 states, and 1200 affiliates across the United States. NAMI is a grassroots organization that is run primarily by volunteers.[3]

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  1. NAMI About Us
  2. Jeffrey Thomas. 2006. U.S. Nonprofit Group Is “Nation’s Voice on Mental Illness”. American Information Program. America Engaging the World. December 21. NAMI Start.
  3. Committee on Veterans Affairs: Hearings. U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs. U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs Sub-hearing. NAMI and U.S. Govt..

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