You can make a difference in the lives of our community members – families and individuals affected by mental health challenges.
Families play a crucial role in the journey toward mental health recovery. Research has shown that family education has a significant impact on reducing the stigma and misconceptions that surround mental illness. By providing families with the understanding and support they need, we empower them to become advocates and allies in the battle against stigma.
Put simply, but powerfully, after participating in our support groups alongside other family members, she said, “I understand my daughter so much better.” NAMI-NYC ends stigma – and keeps families together.