NAMI Waukesha is a nonprofit organization that provides hope and help to those impacted by mental health conditions in our community. We offer a number of education classes, support groups, and community education free of charge. Additionally, we offer one-on-one support from family members and individuals with lived experience so please connect with us over the phone or in-person at our downtown Waukesha office.
Learn about How NAMI Waukesha helps young adults learn about mental health conditions and how to find help through the NAMI Ending the Silence Program.
A special thank you to Pixelbox Visual Design for creating this powerful video and to the staff and students of Brookfield Central High School for sharing their stories about NAMI Ending the Silence and mental health conditions.
NAMI Waukesha is looking for Ending the Silence presenters, and YOU are invited!
Please join us for an informational meeting that will show you the presentation and the steps necessary to become certified to present the Ending the Silence program to high school students! Once trained and approved, presenters can either volunteer or receive a stipend.
NAMI Waukesha is looking for Lead Presenters and Young Adult Presenters for Ending the Silence. Lead Presenters do the majority of the education of the presentation (25-30 min) and the Young Adult Presenter can help the lead with content but then tells their story at the end and helps answers questions (15 min).
NAMI Waukesha’s Stories of Hope program was featured in the Waukesha Freeman Newspaper on Saturday, January 5, 2019
Learn How NAMI Waukesha Has Helped Local Families
Thank you to Pixelbox Visual Design for the donation and production of these videos
NAMI Waukesha Support Group Change
Please Note: The Total Recovery Support Group held at the NAMI Waukesha offices has been discontinued as of 10/24/2018 until further notice. For information on other Support Groups please contact NAMI Waukesha at 262-524-8886.
NAMI Waukesha Advocacy Committee
Are you passionate about raising awareness for mental health? NAMI Waukesha is looking for new members of the newly formed Advocacy Committee
NAMI of Waukesha County has always recognized the need for community, volunteer led, mental health advocacy. As a result of this, in 2016 we decided to increase our emphasis on legal, institutional and educational advocacy on behalf of the one in five individuals in our community who are affected by mental health conditions by creating the NAMI of Waukesha County Advocacy Committee. The committee is comprised of passionate and enthusiastic members from all backgrounds, experience levels and walks of life. They are united by the belief that everyone deserves high quality, affordable access to mental health resources and they are dedicated to ensuring the availability of services through various advocacy activities.
The Advocacy Committee focuses on Mental Health Awareness, Availability, Access and Acceptance. We develop specific action plans and outreach agendas aimed at helping our neighbors with their struggles. The committee will continue to meet monthly throughout the year and we invite anyone who is interested in helping us to join and lend their time, talent and support.
For more information on joining this important NAMI of Waukesha County initiative, please contact Cathy Friend at 262-409-2748 or email@example.com