NAMI-NYC – National Alliance on Mental Illness New York City

We offer our programs virtually and in person — be sure to check our calendar!
Our Helpline, our Support Groups, and our Classes are available by phone and video.

NAMI-NYC helps families and individuals affected by mental illness build better lives through education, support, and advocacy.

How can we help you?

I’m Living With a Mental Health Condition

1 in 5 are affected by mental illness every year. You are not alone.

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I’m a Family Member or Friend

When someone you care about develops a mental health condition, it’s hard to know what to do.

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I’m a Company or Business

Our workplace mental health training and technical assistance can be tailored for your needs.

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I’m a School

Helping middle and high school students understand mental health can make a big difference in their lives.

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I’m a Mental Health Provider

Connect people living with mental illness, their family members, and friends, with life-changing support

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We’re here for you

We’re here for you if you’re struggling with your mental health or supporting a loved one. We’re offering our programs in person again at our new office at 307 W. 38th Street, 8th Fl, Manhattan! You can still access our classes, support groups, and many of our programs virtually.

Upcoming Events

See our support groups, and info to connect.

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4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Sibling and Adult Child – In Person

For siblings or adult children of individuals with mental illness. Sibling and Adult Child will meet in person every 1st Wednesday, 4:30 – 6 PM. Please join us at our midtown Manhattan office. We ask that you arrive at 4 …

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5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Creative Writing Group

The Creative Writing Group is a fun and safe environment where aspiring authors come together to share, critique, and improve their work. Every Wednesday, 5 to 6:30pm ET. With teachers from Columbia University, the group explores all forms of written …

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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Family & Friends

For adults who identify as Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) and have a loved one who is living with any mental health condition. This includes South Asians, East Asians, Southeast Asians, North Asians, Middle East Asians, and Pacific Islanders. …

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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

NAMI Connection

Peer support group for adults with mental illness or any mental health conditions. Every Wednesday, 7 to 8:30pm ET. How to Join: To join with video, click here – To join via phone, dial 646-558-8656, enter Meeting ID: 897 …

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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


For people who identify as LGBTQ+ and are living with mental illness or any mental health challenge. 1st and 3rd Thursday, 6pm to 7:30pm ET. To join with video, click here – To join by phone, dial 646-558-8656, Meeting …

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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Family-to-Family Grads

This group is open to graduates of our Family-to-Family class. Click here to learn more about it and how to get on the waitlist! Graduates will receive login information via email.



6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Living With Bipolar

For people living with bipolar disorder. Every Thursday, 6:30 to 8pm ET. To join with video, click here – To join via phone, dial 646-558-8656, enter Meeting ID: 845 3058 7353, Password: 654703 We invite you to join us five minutes …

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1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Wellness Chats

A place for anyone who needs to connect. Every Friday, 1 to 2pm ET. Share how you’re handling life these days – your wellness, your mood…the good, the not-so-good, and the in-between. Share how you’re coping and dealing with anxiety …

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NAMI NYC Changes Lives

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NAMI-NYC Anuncio de Servicio Público

Rompiendo el estigma sobre la salud mental para proveedores de cuidado en la comunidad latina Nueva York, NY, 1ro de febrero, 2023 — NAMI-NYC está lanzando un Anuncio de Servicio Público (PSA), con el objetivo de alcanzar y romper el estigma …

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Our bill champions and leaders @jessicaramos & @phara4assembly close us out. @phara4assembly says “We know what keeps us safe, investments keep us safe. Let’s make sure and very clear Treatment Not Jail must be passed. Our people need it now”

TNJ is in Albany today demanding that our govt stop warehousing NYers with mental health and substance use issues in our jails and prisons. Instead - we need to connect these individuals with the treatment and services they need. Pass @TNJAct this session!

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Your Support Matters

Every day, people contact us and find hope. Dealing with mental illness is not easy – not for the person with the illness, nor for the people in their life. NAMI-NYC gives many people hope for the first time. We can only do that because of YOU.

Thank you for your generosity and compassion. You make hope possible!

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