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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Weekly Support Group (click here for flyer)

Meet with peers and family members who talk about mental health issues in an atmosphere of acceptance, respect, and mutual understanding.

When:  Every Wednesday, 7:00 to 9:00 pm

Where: NAMI DC Office, 422 Eighth Street SE, Washington, DC 20003 -- Requires a flight of stairs.

Cost:  FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL (no reservations)