This years picnic will be on August 10, 2019 from 3-5 p.m. at the City Pier. Come join us for fun in the sun with friends, food and games. As always it will be a pot luck and you can sign up here to tell us what you will bring to share.Read More
2019 NAMI National Convention Our Movement, Our Moment 2019 NAMI National Convention June 19 – 22, 2019 – Hyatt Regency Seattle
REGISTER TODAY AT NAMI.ORG
Join the nation’s largest gathering of mental health advocates as we share, learn and network around important mental health issues.
Launching at this year’s convention – NAMI’s new strategic plan! The convention’s theme, Our Movement, Our Moment captures the power and excitement of this moment as we mobilize the NAMI movement!
The 2019 NAMI National Convention offers engaging presenters, thought-provoking topics and Read More
NAMI Washington is honored to be selected as the recipient of the 2019 Outstanding NAMI State Organization Award
The Outstanding NAMI State Organization Award recognizes exceptional efforts by a NAMI State Organization to carry out the NAMI mission as defined by the NAMI Standards of Excellence.
“NAMI Washington has demonstrated exception leadership. At the conclusion of reaffiliation, NAMI Washington’s efforts led to the endorsement for 19 Affiliates of the State of Washington. As a leader, NAMI Washington takes opportunities to pilot new programs like NAMI Read More
Mental Health By The Numbers
Millions of Americans are affected by mental health conditions every year. Here are some facts about the prevalence and impact of mental illness.
Prevalence Of Mental IllnessApproximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.—43.8 million, or 18.5%—experiences mental illness in a given year.1 Approximately 1 Read More
Know The Warning Signs
Trying to tell the difference between what expected behaviors are and what might be the signs of a mental illness isn’t always easy. There’s no easy test that can let someone know if there is mental illness or if actions and thoughts might be typical behaviors of a person or the result of a physical illness.
Each illness has its own symptoms, but common signs of mental illness in adults and adolescents can include the following:Excessive Read More