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.
Support Group Every 1st and 3rd Thursday 11/01/2018 - 12/10/2026


Ruth Russell trains to add a new suicide-prevention component to the NAMI Athens toolkit.

Ruth Russell, who regularly teaches our NAMI Athens’ Family to Family Course, has volunteered to be trained by NAMI Ohio’s Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation in the latest techniques of suicide prevention. To get a sense… Read More

Memorial Day 2019 at the Ridges: Another Stigma-Buster

The latest Memorial Day Ceremony at the Ridges Mental Hospital Cemeteries was very moving. Read more .

Adam-Amanda Rehabilitation Center

Athens to lead the State with prototype post-hospitalization rehabilitation facility, the Adam-Amanda Rehabilitation Center. More

2019 Speaker Series

Once again NAMI will have some important speakers in 2019. More .

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

In recent years, 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 or… Read More