We are an organization comprised of families and consumers facing similar challenges. Find out more about the resources we have available.
We organize or work with other organizations to carry out a number of special projects in the region.
NAMI-Athens is composed mainly of folks in the Athens area whose families have been touched by mental illness. We have come together to help each other and our community.
Memorial Day Service on the Ridges 05/29/2017


2017 Speaker Series

Once again NAMI will have some important speakers in 2017. More .

The 2016 round of CIT training for Police

In the week of November 14-18, the SE Ohio CIT Committee trained another 29 first responders from eleven departments in the art of how to respectfully deescalate and help rather than jail persons in mental… Read More

Important new techniques to prevent schizophrenia and treat previously untreatable forms of depression

In the last year, some very innovative research has led to remarkable new – and relatively simple techniques – to deal with two major disorders. First, very important to prospective parents who either suffer from… Read More

See bobcat tracks on the Ridges Cemeteries Nature Walk

Bobcats on the Ridges are very timid, but they can’t hide their tracks after a snow. Until changes in technology in farming and industry in the early twentieth century took away most incentives to cut… Read More