Our Mission

To improve the quality of life, ensure dignity and respect for persons with mental illness and to support their families.


NAMI Richland County is the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. 

We educate, advocate, listen, and lead. NAMI workers and volunteers combine their passion and heart for mental illness across the country to advocate for access to services, treatment, research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness and build a community of hope for all of those in need.

NAMI Richland County is the local NAMI affiliate. We serve Richland County, offering free educational programs such as Family-to-Family and Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training, as well as support groups for individuals with mental illness, their families and caregivers.