The 2018 NAMI Washington State Conference,
Mental Health at the Intersections, is being held September 28th-29th, 2018 at the Yakima Convention Center. NAMI Washington is currently accepting workshop proposals. For specifics on criteria and submitting a workshop proposal download the Workshop Proposal Submission Form (we have fixed this link). Feel free to share this application with anyone who may be interested in submitting a proposal. For questions contact LaurenRead More
No one, including family and close friends, has ever asked me about the first time I heard a voice. I think it’s a tough topic to talk about. Hearing voices isn’t considered normal. Regardless, I remember. Some voices are more memorable than others, just like real people.
On a sunny day, I heard “him” for the first time. Later on, I would name him Joe, because he reminded me of my secret crush at the time. I had just woken up Read More
NAMI Celebrates Mental Health Victories In Federal Funding Bill
FY18 Funding Signals Greater Investment in Services for Individuals with Mental Illness & FamiliesMar 22 2018
Following the release of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 federal appropriations package, NAMI is extremely grateful for the increased investments in mental health services and supports. By including significant funding increases for these programs, Congress has taken a crucial step to support individuals with mental illness and their families.
The bill substantially boosts several of NAMI’s key Read More
Our Facilitators are going on vacation for the month of May. This Support Group will reconvene on June 11, 2018 at 7 p.m. If you need help, we have a Family to Family Support Group that meets every Thursday from 12-1:30 p.m. at Peninsula Behavioral Health. For more information please call (360) 452-5244.Read More