About NAMI Greater Cleveland

About NAMI

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has become the nation’s voice on mental illness, a national organization including NAMI affiliates in every state and in over 1200 local communities across the country who join together to meet the NAMI mission through advocacy, research, support and education.

About NAMI Greater Cleveland (NAMI GC)

NAMI GC is a local affiliate of NAMI with approximately 800 peer, family, professional and organizational members. We provide support to those with serious mental illness, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, clinical depression and anxiety disorders and their family members. We offer a variety of free support groups, education programs, information and referral, and advocacy. Volunteer peers and family members provide almost all of the services at NAMI GC.