NAMI Colorado

“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.”


(Who/What We Are Becoming)

NAMI envisions a world where all people affected by mental illness live healthy, fulfilling lives supported by a community that cares. 

To that end, in Colorado, we are building a lively, robust network of programs and services to support local communities to effectively provide advocacy, education, support, and public awareness.



We believe in the possibility of recovery, wellness, and the potential in all of us.


We embrace diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives.


We promote confidence, self-efficacy, and service to our mission.


We practice respect, kindness, and empathy


We fight for equity and justice.


We understand there are things we don’t know.


(Indicators that Guide Our Decisions to Ensure We Succeed)

Build and sustain grassroots, local

connections to create diverse and inclusive communities of healing and recovery.

Create a durable business management system

that supports a healthy environment for our staff and volunteers and ensures quality program delivery

Deliver consistent financial results

that leverage our members and the national organization

Active advocacy

that elevates the voices of Coloradans to find pathways to eliminate the stigma of mental illness and advance policies that help people recover.



Continue to build our organizational capacity to invest in outreach and to help our affiliates support underserved communities across the state.

Mental Health Education & Support

NAMI Colorado offers educational programs designed to educate and support family members, friends and individuals affected by mental illness. We aim to develop skills to help people cope with the challenges of mental illness.  We advocate for the individuals that struggle day-to day and we believe these educational programs and processes work well together.  Many of these programs are offered by the Affiliate organization close to you.

NAMI Colorado Law Line

This service provides a FREE and confidential telephone consultation by a licensed attorney. 

Our Blog Posts

Faith & Spirituality

NAMI Colorado is proud to host 2023 Pathways to Hope, a two-day virtual conference to build a grassroots movement to engage faith communities, mental health providers, NAMI members, and community

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Romantic Relationships

When you’re living with a mental health condition, you may wonder whether or not to talk about it with your significant other. Here are a few questions that you may

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