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What does NAMI Idaho DO?

NAMI Idaho's mission is to improve the quality of life for all those affected by mental illness through support, education, advocacy and research.

Policy Development/Education

 Endorses the mission, values, and policies of NAMI National
  Develops statewide positions on issues relating to mental illness and advocate for such positions at the state level
  Assists in the coordination of local, state and national mental health advocacy efforts
 Advocates for the timely and effective delivery of services for Idaho residents affected by mental illnesses
• Promote the understanding of mental illness as a neurobiological disease

Assist Affiliates

 Monitors and keeps the Affiliates informed of the activities of state agencies that relate to mental health issues
  Assists in the formation, growth and/or development of Affiliates in Idaho
  Supports Affiliates by providing training, support, and technical assistance for the delivery of NAMI signature programs and other educational, support, and recovery programs

Important Telephone Numbers

NAMI Helpline
1-800-950-6264

Anxiety Disorder
1-800-7ANXIETY

Panic Disorder
1-800-64-PANIC

Runaway Hotline
1-800-621-4000

Suicide Hotline
1-800-273-TALK

When you or someone you know has been diagnosed with a mental illness, the information can seem overwhelming. Helpful information may be found on the Resources page, the links below, and this list of acronyms used in the mental health services industry.

List of Mental Illnesses and Related Conditions

Mental Illnesses

Related Illnesses