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Local resources and support for individuals and families living with mental illness – provided by people who have been there.

Navigating a Mental Health Crisis?

This guide outlines what can contribute to a crisis, warning signs that a crisis is emerging, strategies to help de-escalate a crisis, available resources and so much more.

About Mental Illness

Warning Signs & Symptoms, Diagnoses, Treatments, and more.


NAMI Ohio improves the quality of life and ensures dignity and respect for persons with serious mental illness, and offers support to their families and close friends.

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Mental Illness in the News

Mental Illness in the News

The Columbus Dispatch, November 4, 2021 Death at Gahanna mental health facility raises questions about owners, state oversight Read the article on The Columbus Dispatch website or download here  What a tragic story. The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Ohio...

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Help with a Special Holiday Gift – Donate Today

Dear Friend, NAMI Ohio has worked for years to increase the quality of housing for those with severe and persistent mental illness.  We started the Ohio Adult Care Facilities Association over 20 years ago to advocate for the approximately 5,000 residents who live in...

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Monthly Update: What’s Going on at NAMI Ohio?

Monthly Update: What’s Going on at NAMI Ohio?

In this months newsletter: Giving Tuesday - A global day of generosity. How to get involved. REIMAGINE: A Week of Action to Reimagine Our National Response to People in Crisis What's Going on at NAMI Ohio? Upcoming Trainings and Events New ED at NAMI Southwest Ohio...

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Advocate Spotlight

Meet NAMI Ohio Board Member, Valerie Walker From the time she was a child, Valerie Walker liked taking care of those in need, especially children. She learned it from her mother, Vellier, who was active in church outreach, and her father, Herbert, who volunteered with...

Amazon Donates $10k to Support Mental Illness

The local Amazon office in central Ohio has selected NAMI Ohio as a recipient of a $10,000 donation as part of their commitment to support non-profit organizations. Local Amazon General Manager Wayne Bateman and Assistant General Manager Jennifer Schrum presented the...

Online Resources for Military Members & Families

Introducing NAMI Homefront Mental Health Resources, a free, online suite of information and effective strategies to help military service members, veterans, and their families manage stress and increase overall wellness. Sign up now for 24/7 access!

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