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Who We Are

NAMI of Clallam County is an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

Formed in 1980 originally under the name Peninsula Advocates for the Mentally Ill, the organization joined NAMI in 1998 and became NAMI of Clallam County.

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization steered by an all volunteer Board of Directors and consist of over 60 dues-paying members throughout Clallam County.

Our affiliate collaborates with others to advocate for system change and public policies that best serve to support recovery and resiliency for those whose lives are affected by mental illness.

What We Do

Mental wellness is deeply important to us.

We educate families, professionals, and the public about the scientific evidence that shows serious mental illnesses are neurobiological brain disorders.

We offer numerous programs and resources that encompass our values that support our mission. Our programs consist of several support groups, classes, and education opportunities.

How We Help

We offer numerous FREE programs, classes,
education opportunities, and resources.

  • NAMI Basics
  • Family-to-Family
  • Family Support Group (Updated)
  • Connections Support Group
  • Brochures and other educational materials on
    mental health

Our Values

NAMI of Clallam County values support, education, advocacy and research. These are the “four pillars” of NAMI and have long been the foundation upon which we have built the NAMI movement.


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