What is NAMI?
NAMI is a national, non-profit grassroots organization comprised of peers, family members, and friends of people affected by biological brain disorders such as schizophrenia, major depression, and bipolar disorder. Founded in 1979, NAMI is hundreds of thousands of members strong and seeks to provide education, support, and advocacy for people affected by severe and persistent mental illness.
NAMI Wichita’s Mission
The NAMI Wichita mission is to provide education and support for persons living with mental illness and their families; to provide support for research on brain disorders; and to provide public education and advocacy to promote mental health systems change with the hope that persons with mental illness may achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Board of Directors
Other Volunteer Positions
Family Support Group Facilitators
NAMI Wichita Infoline
David E. Larson
Community Projects Coordinator
In Our Own Voice Coordinator
NAMI Kansas Peer Leadership Council
NAMI Kansas Veterans’ Council Representatives
Veteran’s Affairs Contact Point
NAMI Wichita is a volunteer organization, and we need you! While we are in need of individuals with the following expertise, we always welcome anyone who would like to further our mission in any way possible. Please contact us at (316) 686-1373 for further information.
- Transportation- Offering transportation to those needing help to or from events
- Grant Writing & Fundraising
- Photography or Videography Expertise
- Legal or Medical Expertise