As NAMI Colorado celebrates its 40th anniversary, we ask you to join us in raising awareness and access to mental health resources across the state.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month.
Read some personal stories here from courageous individuals who know they are not alone. You can also search the NAMI blog site and see how others are raising awareness around mental health.
NAMI Colorado is the State organization for the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization. We are an alliance nationwide with 48 State Organizations and more than 600 local Affiliates, dedicated to raising awareness by providing Support and Education as pathways to holistic wellness for those living with mental health challenges and their loved ones who invest their lives as caregivers.
NAMI Colorado Mission
“The mission of NAMI Colorado is to build communities of recovery and hope by educating, supporting and advocating for individuals affected by mental illness and their families.”
From Next Door To Across The State
Millions of American’s lives are impacted daily by mental health conditions. As a way to show support, NAMI participates in several annual mental health awareness events.
NAMI Colorado strongly supports:
- HB21-1030 Expanding Peace Officers Mental Health Grant Program
- HB21-1068 Insurance Coverage for Mental Health Wellness Exam
- HB21-1117 Local Gov’t. Authority Promote Affordable Housing Units
Contact us if you are interested in our public policy committee.
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It’s simple. Be there for them. Treat them like a human being, look them in the eyes, and let them know that their disorders do not define them. Tell them