About NAMI Southwestern Pennsylvania
Established in 1983, NAMI Southwestern Pennsylvania is a 501(c)3 grassroots, non-profit organization that provides support, education and advocacy to individuals and families affected by mental illness. Recognized as a thought leader on mental illness throughout the region, NAMI believes that recovery from mental illness is possible, champions improvements to the mental health system and promotes acceptance and understanding of mental illness
NAMI’s dedicated staff and volunteers provide recovery-focused support and education programs throughout the region. A membership-based organization, NAMI works diligently to ensure the collective voice of its membership is heard by legislators, the media and stakeholders. NAMI strives to raise awareness, end stigma and create a culture of knowledge and compassion for mental illness.
NAMI Southwestern Pennsylvania serves the 10-county region that includes Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington and Westmoreland counties. It is affiliated with both the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and NAMI PA.