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.
Free Night Course for persons with loved ones with mental illness begins March 7 03/07/2017 - 04/25/2017


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

2016 Walk-The-Walk

The sixteenth annual Walk the Walk for Mental Health Awareness, held October 22nd, was a grand success in spite of cold weather. Read more about it here .

A new twist on police cadet training

NAMI is now involved in an expanded mental health version of police cadet training at Hocking College – providing consumer and family panels. Details and photos .

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