National Alliance on Mental Illness
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Welcome to the NAMI Lane County website. NAMI is dedicated to the SUPPORT, EDUCATION and ADVOCACY of persons concerned with mental health issues.
We are normally open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. You are invited to visit our resource center, browse our extensive mental health library, and talk to our caring, dedicated, and experienced volunteers.
The NAMI Lane County Resource Center is closed when Lane County Behavioral Health offices are closed and include: New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; President’s Day; Memorial Day; 4th of July; Labor Day; Thanksgiving Day & Friday after; Christmas Eve & Christmas Day.
IMPORTANT NAMI LANE COUNTY EVENTS.
Veterans’ Pizza Feed - last Friday of every month!Veterans and their families—mark your calendars for the last Friday of every month! NAMI Lane County hosts a Veterans’ Pizza Feed at Papa’s Pizza on West 11th & Chambers at 5:30 pm. Come out to meet community advocates for veterans, enjoy pizza, and share conversation with other vets!
Thank you to all of our sponsors, donors and attendees to this year’s Holiday Dinner and Silent Auction!
The event took place on December 2, 2014 and helped show appreciation for NAMI Lane County volunteers as well as raise money through generous donations to our Silent Auction from local businesses and individuals. Over 200 people attended the dinner this year, and awards were given to two Volunteers of the Year. The Bill Uhlhorn Award was presented to members of the Early Assessment & Support Alliance at PeaceHealth Behavioral Services.
Check out the NAMI Lane County Facebook page for photographs of the event!
Legislature Day in Salem
Stay posted for information about upcoming Legislature Day in Salem taking place in February!
NAMI Walks Northwest
The NAMI Walk will take place on Sunday, May 17th, 2015 in Portland! This year marks the 13th anniversary of the NAMI Walk, which is the largest and most successful mental health awareness and fundraising event in the US! We are recruiting team leaders to put together teams to raise money for NAMI Lane County! Though the walk takes place in Portland, money raised in Lane County will come back to Lane County to support NAMI services. Check out the NAMI Walks Northwest website to register and stay posted for NAMI Walk events occurring in Lane County! If you are interested in sponsoring the event in 2015, contact the NAMI Lane County office directly.
Thank you to our 2014 Sponsors!
NAMI Clothes Closet
Did you know that NAMI Lane County has a Clothes Closet?
Volunteer Eloyce Enloe tells us that the Clothes Coset is in desperate need for hooded sweatshirts and men’s coats – all sizes. The Clothes Closet is at Lane County Behavioral Health. Call the NAMI resource center for details.
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