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NAMI Greater Cleveland

The National Alliance on Mental Illness Greater Cleveland is dedicated to empowering persons affected by mental illness and their family members
 by providing them with support, education, referral and advocacy.

The NAMI Greater Cleveland Office will be closed
Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th for the
Thanksgiving Holiday.

First there was Black Friday. Then Cyber Monday.
Now there is #GIING TUESDAY

a global day of giving, harnessing the collective power of individuals,
communities and organizations to
encourage philanthropy andcelebrate generosity.
On Tuesday, November 28
bring hope and the opportunity for recovery
to people affected by a mental illness diagnosis – both peers and their
family members – contribute to NAMI GC’s annual fund.
Donate here

This years NAMIWalks raised $149,515
surpassing our 
goal of $135,000!

Thank you for supporting NAMIWalks 2017 as a
Sponsor, a Team Captain, a Walker, or Donor.

2017 NAMIWalks Sponsors



2018 Our Town and All-Around Entertainment Books for Sale

Click here for details


NAMI Greater Cleveland Free Education Programs

Free Classes for Family/Caregivers and Peers. For full class descriptions – click here 

FAMILY-TO-FAMILY CLASS For family/caregivers of someone with mental illness.
Next class:2018

BASICS For Parents and Caregivers of children 18 and younger.
Next class:2018

UNDERSTANDING MENTAL ILLNESS For family/caregivers of someone with mental illness.
Next class:2018

Recovery program for persons with mental illness.
Next class:2018

If you’d like to be contacted when future classes are scheduled call or email Terri Miller at 216-875-7776 or and provide your name, address, phone # and class you are interested in.


Mujer Latino


We invite you to participate in a confidential Spanish-speaking support group for Latinas. Learn with fellow Latinas about emotional health, coping skills, stress management, relationships, change strategies, and more, in a culturally-sensitive environment!

  • 1st Friday of the month   9:30 – 11 a.m.
    ESPERANZA, 3104 W25th St., 2nd floor
    Cleveland, OH 44109
    Parking lot entrance on Clark Ave., off of W. 25th St.

** Refreshments will be provided**

Group Facilitator: Gabriela Sehinkman, LISW-S
To register, please call Gabriela Sehinkman at 216 410-2832.


NAMI Greater Cleveland Book Club is on hiatus


Lori Vick Talks about Suicide and the Adam-Amanda
Mental Health Rehabilitation Center

In The News: NAMI Greater Cleveland

November 8, 2017

October 23, 2017 | By Emma Frankham

The media often reports on individuals with mental illness. However, little is known about how accurately the media portrays these individuals. Are journalists getting mental illness “right?” It seems the answer is no. I analyzed news reports about individuals with mental illness who were killed by police during 2015 and 2016 and found that these individuals were often stigmatized because of their mental illness. In 301 online news reports, I found 231 examples of stigmatizing language.

This stigmatization Read More

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