We provide nearly 30 ongoing support groups for people living with mental illness and for their family members. Groups are facilitated by trained peer volunteers with personal experience with mental illness, either in a family member, or in themselves.
We work closely with NAMI National and NAMI-New York State to advocate for:
Our staff and volunteers:
Our #IWILLLISTEN campaign is dedicated to increasing mental health awareness and encouraging family members and peers to listen to the experiences of individuals living with mental illness without judgment.
These are our core values. We live by our Mission, and we make decisions based on our Values.
We value Accessibility
Our services are free of charge and easy to access for anyone who needs them.
We value Community
We create community and are committed and connected to the diversity of NYC.
We value Empathy
Our staff and volunteers genuinely care and make an effort to understand without judgment.
We value Inclusivity
We welcome and embrace people of all cultures and identities.
We value Lived Experience
As individuals and family members impacted by mental illness, we understand your experience because we have been there.