About NAMI Syracuse

NAMI, the acronym for the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is a grass roots, self help, support and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of families who have relatives with a brain disorder (mental illness). This includes the families of persons diagnosed with a mental illness, relatives and friends, mental health professionals, and all who share NAMI’s vision and mission.

NAMI Syracuse, Inc. is a not-for-profit, self help organization of active and concerned families and friends of people who suffer from serious and persistent psychiatric illness, most commonly; Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder (manic depression) and severe depression. NAMI Syracuse, Inc. is the local affiliate of NAMI-New York State and the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) supporting the Syracuse, New York metropolitan area.