About NAMI in Buffalo & Erie County  

NAMI in Buffalo & Erie County is an organization of more than 450 families and friends who have a loved one with serious mental illness. Our volunteer leaders and staff have many years of experience coping with the illnesses of their own relatives and with the mental health system. We are committed to assisting, educating, and supporting other families facing the challenges of mental illness and recovery.                    

Founded in 1984, NAMI in Buffalo & Erie County is affiliated with NAMI National, which has more than 250,000 members in more than 1,200 affiliates across all 50 states; we're also one of 60 NAMI New York State affiliates. (NAMI and NAMI-NYS, 2012) Please consider making a donation to assist us in our critical work helping families, friends, and consumers affected by serious mental illness. We welcome you to join us and become part of our NAMI Family. We're grateful for support we've received from the the Charles A. & Anne L. Bird Foundation at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, the Michael Collins and Kathleen O'Leary Charitable Fund at the Community Foundation of Greater Buffalo, the Patrick P. Lee Foundation, the Noble Family Charitable Foundation, the Peter & Elizabeth Tower Foundation, staff at ConServe AMC and Independent Health, friends at SEFA, United Way, and all our members and friends. Your donation will make a difference!

 July is...

July National Minority MH Month

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New Family-to-Family classes forming now. Details below.

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