NAMI - Victoria
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
What is NAMI?
NAMI is a national network of people working to improve the lives of those affected by brain disorders such as: depression, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and panic disorder. Our goal is to enable each individual who has one of these disorders to live the best life possible. We educate ourselves and the public, promote better treatment & support services, and advocate for research into the causes and treatments of these medical illnesses. Through these means, we are making progress toward out goal.
Opportunities for Consumers
Consumers participate in all levels of the NAMI organization
They belong to local affiliates and attend educational meetings & support groups to learn to manage their illnesses better.
They participate in advocacy activities to improve services for people with brain disorders.
They serve as support group leaders, public speakers, and board members.
They testify at congressional hearings and speak to the media about their experiences.
Patsy Weppler / President
711 Pheasant Drive
Victoria, Texas 77905
Fax: (361) 576-3663
If you are someone who has difficulties with depression, anxiety, disordered thoughts, or other psychiatric symptoms that have a biological basis, we would like to hear from you. We hope you will find HELP and HOPE with us!