Throughout Michigan, there are a number of local NAMI affiliates that can provide information and connections to mental health resources right in your local area. You can view a full directory listing of all registered NAMI affiliates in Michigan at the national NAMI web site using the following link: https://www.nami.org/Affiliate?state=MI. For each listed organization, you can find contact names and numbers in the national directory. In addition, many of these NAMI Michigan affiliates maintain their own web site, with calendars of activities and events and other helpful information. Below we’ve provided links to these sites to help you better connect with local resources. If you don’t see a NAMI Michigan affiliate in your area and are seeking information or advice about accessing mental health resources, please contact us and we will try to connect you to resources in your community.
Links to NAMI Michigan Affiliates
NAMI Alger/Marquette County
NAMIam is the local NAMI affiliate serving Alger and Marquette Counties in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
NAMI Genesee County
We are a grassroots family support group founded in 1983 and have over 120 dues paying members. There are over 50 local NAMI affiliates in Michigan and a state NAMI-Michigan office in Lansing Michigan. Our local motto is “Give hope and help”.
We are dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families who are affected by neurobiological brain disorders through support, education, advocacy, and research. NAMI Lansing provides support and advocacy for affected persons and family members in the Greater Lansing area.
NAMI Metro-Oakland, Wayne & Macomb Counties
NAMI Metro is grass roots, all volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for persons with serious mental illness and their families through, advocacy, support and education. In addition, NAMI Metro promotes research that will lead to improvements for all those diagnosed and living with a mental illness. It is our endeavor to erase the stigma that is associated with mental illness and we will not rest until mental illness is accepted the same as any other illness.
NAMI Michigan and its affiliates (NAMI of Kalamazoo in SW Michigan) are dedicated to the improvement of the quality of life for persons, families and others, who are affected by mental illness, including children with serious emotional disorders, through support, education, advocacy and research.
NAMI of Oakland County
The Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Oakland County is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic and other severe anxiety disorders, and other mental illnesses that affect the brain.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Shiawassee is a volunteer run organization that provides free Family to Family classes and Family Support Groups to the community. These programs promote education, empowerment, and encouragement for families living with mental illness. Both recovering consumers and their families are serviced by these programs.