NAMI DC is the local chapter for the National Alliance on Mental Illness in the District of Columbia, providing education, support, and advocacy for individuals and their families with mental illness.


Established in 1981, NAMI DC is dedicated to providing opportunities to participate in programs and activities that enhance the quality of life for individuals and families living with mental health conditions.  NAMI Signature Programs and Classes are specifically designed to deliver psychosocial education to help facilitate better understanding, coping skills, and mutual support. 


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Upcoming events:

Family to Family Course - CHANGE: Start date has been moved to Sept. 20th

Starting Wednesday, September 20, 2017 from 6:00pm  8:00pm every Wednesday

NAMI DC will be hosting a Family-to-Family course starting September 13th! Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness, taught by NAMI-trained family members who have been there. Call 202-546-0646 to register.

Where: Trinity Square, 216 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, DC 20017

NAMI DC's Annual Meeting

Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 2:00pm  5:00pm

Join us for NAMI DC's Annual Meeting! In addition to a compelling program, you will be able to meet and greet with the Board of Directors, as well as fellow members of NAMI DC. Refreshments will be provided. There is limited space, so RSVP early. 

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