|to the NAMI Columbia County, NY website.We are an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.Our mission is to champion justice, dignity and respect for all individuals, families and friends affected by mental illness in Columbia County. We strive through education, advocacy and support to eliminate stigma and effect positive change to improve the lives of people with mental illness.
Education – helping families and individuals become aware of the most current facts about mental illness, its treatment, and the services available here in Columbia County, New York. See Programs tab for Family to Family and eCPR courses.
Support – helping families and consumers cope with mental illness. From the important phone numbers on our website, to the support provided by families that themselves have experienced mental illness at home, we are here to help!
Advocating – at the family, county, and state level for proper treatment of those with mental illness.
We welcome you to visit us at any of our upcoming meetings or events. All of our members have experience with mental illness – either directly or as a family member with an affected loved one or as a mental health provider – and we invite you to come and share your concerns with us.