NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) 

CONTACT
supportlink@nami-greaterseattle.org
206-783-9264 • 800-782-9264
Support Link Hours:
Mon Tue Thu: 8am-4pm
Wed: 9am-7pm
Fri Sat Sun: Closed

Mailing address:

NAMI of Snohomish County
PO Box 12487
Everett, WA 98206

24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 1-800-584-3578

Phone & Chat Services

Greater Puget Sound

Local calls: 1-206-933-7001
Toll free: 1-877-500-9276
Open Wednesday, Friday and Saturdays 5-10 pm. All callers welcome.

Washington WarmLine – Crisis Clinic

Local: 206-933-7001
Toll Free: 877-500-9276
Hours: Wednesday and Friday 5-9pm
Open to all Washington state residents.

King County

Local calls: 206-933-7001
National and out of area calls: 1-877-500-9276
Hours are Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 5-10pm.

Veterans Crisis Line

 1-800-273-8255 press 1 to talk to someone NOW
Text to 838255 to Get Help NOW
Veterans Crisis Chat 24/7

NAMI is a grassroots, family and consumer, self-help, support, education and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with severe mental illnesses. Severe mental illnesses are biologically based brain disorders that can profoundly disrupt a person’s ability to think, feel, and relate to others and their environment. NAMI is the only organization in the Seattle area working specifically to fill the gaps in local mental health system through education, referrals, and support.

NAMI support brochures

Linked below are a variety of NAMI support brochures that provides information about first episodes of psychosis, diagnosis, treatment and recovery, a description of frequently diagnosed mental illnesses; and additional resources. All of these brochures are pdf documents you can view, save or print and does requires Adobe Reader which can be downloaded free of charge.


Education Programs (Snohomish County)

NAMI of Snohomish County offers an array of education and training programs for consumers, family members, providers, and the general public. NAMI’s education programs provide relevant information, valuable insight to reduce stigma, and the opportunity to engage in networks of support and understanding. These programs draw on the lived experience of mental health consumers, family members, and caregivers who have learned to live with their own illnesses or those of a family member. Facilitators have been extensively trained to use their own experience to help others.

Whether you are a consumer, a family member, a provider, or a member of the general public, there is a NAMI education or support program that can help you learn more about mental illnesses, develop coping strategies, or find the support you need.

Basics Program

A 6-week course for parents or primary caregivers of children and teens who may have mental illnesses. The program was developed by Teri Brewster, PhD., LPC, National Director NAMI Programs for Young Families, and a parent of someone with mental illness.  For more information or a program brochure, please contact us at 425-339-3620 or by email at nami.snohomish.county@gmail.com

Click the following link to explore registration: Registration Open NOW: NAMI Basics for Parents Class Starting January 10th

In Our Own Voice

This program, sponsored by NAMI, provides an opportunity for a person living with mental illness to speak with community groups and share what it is like to live with mental illness. This educates, informs, and enlightens the public and reduces stigma. To help prepare the speaker, NAMI provides training to provide the best possible experience for both the presenter and the audience. For more information, or to schedule a presentation, please leave a voicemail message for Cher Hill at 425-417-2109 or email my3ts@comcast.net.

Peer to Peer Education

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a recovery-focused educational program for adults who wish to establish and maintain wellness in light of their mental health challenges. The course provides critical information and strategies useful for living with mental illness. This free program occurs over a 10 week period as a series of two hour evening sessions. For more information or a program brochure, please contact us at 425-339-3620 or by emailing us at: nami.snohomish.county@gmail.com

Family-to-Family Program

The Family to Family Program is a 11-week course for family and friends of people with a mental illness that discusses the clinical treatment of these illnesses and teaches the knowledge and skills that are needed to cope more effectively. These classes are on a to be arranged basis with the specifics on location etc coming with the registration process. For more information or a program brochure, please leave message at 425-339-3620 or email us at nami.snohomish.county@gmail.com


NAmI classes and support groups (seattle)

NAMI Seattle currently offers classes and support groups at no cost to those who need them, connecting people with shared experiences and providing guidance on how to navigate an increasingly insufficient and complex mental health system. 

PEER-TO-PEER CLASS SERIES (10 WEEKS)

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a recovery-focused educational program for adults working to establish and maintain wellness in response to mental health challenges. The course provides critical information and strategies related to living with mental illness. Each class contains a combination of lecture and interactive exercise material, and is taught by a trained team of individuals living in recovery from mental illness. This 10-class series will begin January 24th in the First Hill area (no class on Feb. 21). Classes will take place on Tuesday evenings from 6- 8:30pm. Contact supportlink@namiseattle.org or call us at (206) 783-9264 to register. Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 06:00pm - 08:30pm

Location : St. James Cathedral (804 Ninth Ave, Seattle 98104)
Contact : supportlink@namiseattle.org

MONTHLY MEET & GREET

NAMI Seattle's monthly Meet & Greets take place on the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 8:30-9:30am. All interested community members are invited to join us each month for a brief overview of NAMI Seattle's programs and resources, a tour of the office, and the opportunity to meet staff, volunteers, and NAMI members. Tea and coffee are provided. All are welcome; RSVP’s required. Please email Katie or call to (206) 783-9264 to reserve your spot. Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 08:30am - 09:30am & Tuesday, May 09, 2017, 08:30am - 09:30am

Location : NAMI Seattle office
Contact : katiem@namiseattle.org


CRISIS HOTLINES

If you need assistance for a life-threatening emergency, please call 911. If you are experiencing a crisis need that is not life-threatening or are seeking help outside of our office hours, you may contact one of the crisis hotlines listed at the bottom of the page.

  • WarmLines: A warmline is a peer-run listening line staffed by people in recovery themselves.  This service is for those who need someone to talk to or who can listen in non-emergency situations. The numbers for WarmLines are listed in the left column. 
  • NAMI Trained Counselor | 1-800-273-8255 (800-273-TALK)
  • LGBTQ Trevor Project Hotline | 1-866-488-7386
  • National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction 24-hour HOPE LINE | for affiliate referral 800622-2255
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 |For hearing and speech-impaired with TTY equipment: 1-800-799-4TTY (4889) * Para obtener asistencia en español durante las 24 horas, llame al 1-888-628-9454
  • Postpartum Depression Mom to Mom | 1-800-PPD-MOMS
  • Veterans Crisis Line | 1-800-273-8255 press 1 to talk to someone NOW | Text to 838255 to Get Help NOW
  • Veterans Crisis Chat 24/7
 
All of the information provided on this page comes including logo comes from NAMI websites.