Join a Support Group from the comfort of your home!

July 7, 2020

Join a NAMI Pierce County Support Group from the comfort of your home! The following support groups are being offered online via ZOOM by NAMI Pierce County.  Space is limited so register early to reserve your space.   Support Groups for Individuals Connection Recovery Support Groups are peer-led, recovery based support sessions for individuals with more »

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In Memory of Brandon Barrick

July 3, 2020

As a beloved son, brother, friend, and family member, Brandon Cory Barrick is being remembered for the gift he was to many. His journey began December 18, 1990 and he was raised in Washington state. After graduating from Mt. Tahoma High School, he attended Washington State University where he became a true Cougar fan. At more »

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NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group ONLINE

April 2, 2020

NAMI Connection is a FREE Peer Support Group for adults 18 and over with a Mental Health diagnoses or concerns. Starting: Friday April 3rd Time: 2:00PM to 3:30PM. Pre-registration is required to attend.  

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NAMI Washington State Trainings

January 9, 2020

NAMI Washington State Trainings NAMI Washington offers trainings in NAMI Signature programs which allow local affiliates to bring NAMI programs to their communities. All trainings are offered at no cost to participants. All NAMI members or those becoming a member may apply to attend State Training programs. For more information, contact Deanna Roy at or 206-783-4288.         more »

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Mental Health First Aid Monthly Newsletter

July 18, 2020

#BeTheDifference With Self-care Strategies This is a challenging and stressful time. People across the country are reporting high levels of emotional distress because of COVID-19, including feelings of sadness, exhaustion, fear and worry. That’s why it is more important now than ever before to make your mental health a priority. We have shared resources over the last more »

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9-8-8 may be the new suicide prevention hotline

July 9, 2020

9-8-8 may be the new suicide prevention hotline number after FCC (Federal Communications Commission) votes later this month.   Much like 9-1-1 is used for emergencies, 9-8-8 may be the new suicide prevention hotline number after the FCC votes later this month. The Federal Communications Commission said phone service providers will have until July 2022 to implement the new more »

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Recovery Barriers for People with Serious Mental Illness Post-Incarceration

  RESEARCH WEEKLY: Recovery Barriers for People with Serious Mental Illness Post-Incarceration   By: Kelli South   Incarceration complicates and sometimes negatively impacts the recovery prospects for individuals with serious mental illness. The common issues faced by anyone involved in the criminal justice system are exacerbated for those with serious mental illness, making their odds of recidivism high and more »

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