NAMI Sussex is an affiliate of The National Alliance on Mental Illness (“NAMI”), a grassroots 501(c)(3) non-profit organization of volunteer advocates dedicated to improving the lives of persons with mental illness and educating and supporting the family members who love and care for them. NAMI is considered “The Nation’s Voice on Mental Illness.” Founded in 1979, NAMI now has hundreds of thousands of members in 950 affiliates nationwide. The organization works on the national, state, and local levels to provide programs and activities that make up the three pillars of NAMI: Support, Education, and Advocacy.
Mission Statement – NAMI Sussex is an all-volunteer 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides support, education, and advocacy throughout the Sussex County, New Jersey area on behalf of individuals and families affected by mental illness.
Vision Statement – NAMI Sussex envisions a community where those impacted by mental illness obtain the help, support and hope they require to achieve resiliency, recovery and wellness.