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Welcome to NAMI Idaho

NAMI Idaho is an organization of families, friends and individuals whose lives have been affected by mental illness. Together, we advocate for better lives for those individuals who have a mental illness, and we offer support, education and advocacy as we do so.

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Mental Health Beyond the Curve: Recorded Webinar

Click to watch the free recording of this business-focused webinar with strategies for staying productive in your personal and professional life during this difficult time.

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Support, Education & Presentations

NAMI Idaho and its affiliates offer a wide range of free support groups and education programs, as well as engaging community presentations about the challenges of living with mental illness.

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Information on Covid-19

We recognize that people living with mental illness face additional challenges dealing with COVID-19, as do their caregivers and loved ones. Get help here.

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You Are Not Alone

1 in 5 live with a mental health condition. So chances are you or someone you know has been affected.

Support & Encourage

If someone you know is struggling with a mental health condition, read more about how to support them.

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Understanding Change

Mental health conditions are common in teens and young adults. Read more about what you can do.

Upcoming NAMI Idaho Events

Upcoming Events

Thu 01

Grupo de Apoyo para Familiares de NAMI

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm MST
Thu 01

Online Connection Support Group (NAMI TV)

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm MST
Thu 01

Online Connection Support Group (NAMI TV)

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm MST
Fri 02

Online Connection Support Group (NAMI WRV)

October 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm MDT

RSS In the news

  • CDC study sheds new light on mental health crisis linked to coronavirus pandemic August 13, 2020
    The Covid-19 crisis has brought with it a mental health crisis in the U.S., and new CDC data shows just how broad the pandemic's impact on mental health might be. The survey found that almost 41% of respondents are struggling with mental health issues stemming from the pandemic. When it comes to the new study, […]
  • End to US unemployment protections could fuel wave of despair and suicides August 13, 2020
    A failure to reinstate enhanced federal unemployment benefits and eviction moratoriums could contribute to a wave of despair, drug overdoses and suicides among Americans, amid mounting fears about the long-term toll of the pandemic. Protective factors include access to mental health services, family and community support, and strong religious or spiritual beliefs that discourage suicide. […]

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Timeline PhotosHave you heard of a co-occurring disorder or a dual diagnosis? Within the behavioral health community these terms refer to instances where a mental health condition and a substance use disorder (SUD) present together. People living with a mental health condition are more likely to have a SUD compared to those who do not experience a mental health condition. Understanding what you are experiencing and where to go for help is important for anyone experiencing a mental health-related issue. Visit SAMHSA’s recovery website at to locate treatment near you as well as useful resources and information. #RecoveryMonth2020 #RecoveryisPossible #MentalHealthAwareness #MentalHealthMatters #IdahoMentalHealth #RecoveryIdaho ... See MoreSee Less

Helping Those In Need

NAMI started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979 has blossomed into the nation's leading voice on mental health. Today, we are an association of more than 500 local affiliates who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need.

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Become a Member

Join NAMI Idaho and join a movement to inspire better lives for Idahoans who are affected by mental illness. With membership, you'll receive newsletters and updates on mental health news, you'll be able to engage in discussion groups, and you'll have the opportunity to support others who are affected by mental illness financially and emotionally.

Get Involved

Thank you for your generous tax-deductible donation. You are helping us provide support, education, and advocacy to thousands of people living with mental illness in Idaho.

Get In Touch

The families and members of NAMI Idaho are here to help! We offer understanding to anyone concerned about mental illnesses and the treatment of mental illness.