NAMIws Office: 970-462-3989

Mind Springs Health Crisis Line: 1-888-207-4004

National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK

Our Mission
The mission of the National Alliance on Mental Illness Western Slope (NAMIws) is to provide education, support 
and advocacy for people affected by a mental illness and their families.



NAMI Western Slope is dedicated to building better lives for the Western Slope residents and their families who are affected by any number of mental illnesses - schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, PTSD, obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline personality disorder, panic disorder and others.

We do this by providing: 

-- Free educational classes about mental illness to the community; 
-- Providing support groups for those with mental illness and their families;
-- through political advocacy for all concerned   

NAMI Colorado has a new Law Line, targeting these six areas:

--Involuntary civil commitment
--Criminal cases
--Special education
--Employment
--Trusts, guardianships, special needs planning, Medicaid
--Social Security disability


Call 303-321-3104 or 888-566-6264.  Legal services provided by the volunteer attorneys are limited in scope. Please click to read more. 

"You are not in this alone"
, take the time to look through our website and contact us for additional information, education and support.


* NAMI Western Slope is affiliated with the National Alliance of Mental Illness national organization. Information is available at www.nami.org.  Additionally, visit our Rural Areas page for information pertinent to your local area.



 KICKOFF MEETING

THURS. FEB 12TH 6-7PM


Come join us as we kick off the NAMIWalks
Season. This is a great time to get information
about being a walker, a fundraiser, a team
captain, an event sponsor or a volunteer the
day of the event! Come join us for some
yummy finger foods and talk about the

MESA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
510 29 1/2 ROAD GRAND JUNCTION
upcoming walk on May 16th, 2015! 



NEWS 


SUPPORT GROUPS 

Family Support & Connection 2nd Monday of every month Time: 6:30-8:00pm
Location: Mind Springs Health

Family Support Group (Fruita)
1st Tuesday of every month
Time:6:00-7:30pm
Location: Family Health West

GLBTQ Share and Care Group
1st & 3rd Tuesdays
Time: 6:30-7:30pm
Location: NAMIws Office

             




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Mental Illness
Support
Education
Resources
Easy-to-understand information about mental illnesses, mental health care, diagnosis, treatment and recovery.


Bipolar Disorder, Depression, PTSD, Schizophrenia, Borderline Personality Disorder, Eating Disorders , OCD
and other illnesses.
Find support groups, connect online in NAMI's discussion groups or find your NAMI.


Child/Teen, Discussion Groups, Multicultural, State/Local, NAMI FaithNet, Missing Persons, Veterans, NAMI On Campus

Inform yourself about voting, state advocacy, criminalization, public policy, research and mental health care issues.


Health Care Reform, Voting, State Advocacy, Grading the States, Policy Reports, CIT, Criminal Justice

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