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.
2016 Walk the Walk for Mental Health Awareness 10/22/2016

Speaker Series: Candace True 10/27/2016


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

Another Stigma-Busting Memorial Day on the Ridges

The 2016 Memorial Day Ceremony on the Ridges continued the tradition fighting stigma against persons with mental illness – living and dead. Details and photos .

NAMI 2016 Speaker Series

For a sixth consecutive year, NAMI Athens and the Friends of the Athens Public Library are teaming up to bring the Athens community some really super speakers. This year we are co-sponsoring three events.  … Read More

November’s CIT training for police was a great success

From November 16th through the 20th NAMI was once again involved in Crisis Intervention training for regional police. With twenty seven trained this fall, the SE Ohio CIT committee has now trained a total of… Read More