NAMI Southern Nevada

Trinh Dang
Title: Executive Director
Email: info@namisouthernnevada.org
Phone Number: (702) 890-9729
Website: https://namisouthernnevada.org

Program Description: VISION
A community where everyone feels safe to openly discuss mental health and has the ability to seek and access help with support, dignity, and respect.

​MISSION
Improving quality of life by increasing awareness and reducing stigma surrounding mental health conditions through support, education, and advocacy.

VALUES: Acceptance, integrity, hope, support, education, and community.

Services Offered: Support Groups
Connection Recovery Support Groups – Free, peer-led support groups for adults living with mental illness. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by NAMI-trained facilitators who have been there.

Family Support Groups – Free, peer-led support groups for family members, caregivers, and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Participants gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances.

Classes
NAMI Basics is a 6-session education program for parents, caregivers, and other family members who provide care for youth (ages 21 and younger) who are experiencing mental health symptoms.

NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 8-session educational program for family, significant others, and friends of people with mental health conditions. The sessions are taught by NAMI-trained family members who have been there and includes presentations, discussions, and interactive exercises.

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, 8-session educational program for adults with mental health conditions who are looking to better understand themselves and their recovery. Taught by trained leaders with lived experience, this program includes activities, discussions, and informative videos.

Presentations
NAMI Ending the Silence is an engaging presentation that helps audience members learn about the warning signs of mental health conditions and what steps to take if you or a loved one are showing symptoms of a mental health condition.

NAMI Family & Friends is a free 90-minute or four-hour seminar that informs people who have loved ones with a mental health condition how to best support them. It is also an opportunity to meet other people in similar situations and gain community support.

NAMI In Our Own Voice changes attitudes, assumptions, and ideas about people with mental health conditions. These free, 40-, 60-, or 90-minute presentations provide a personal perspective of mental health conditions, as leaders with lived experience talk openly about what it is like to have a mental health condition.

Outreach & Advocacy
NAMI FaithNet is an interfaith resource network of NAMI members, friends, clergy, and congregations of all faith traditions who wish to encourage faith communities who are welcoming and supportive of persons and families living with mental illness.

NAMI On Campus includes student-led groups on high school and college campuses that spread mental health awareness, reduce stigma, and give support to those with mental health conditions, loved ones of individuals with mental health conditions, and other interested individuals.

Target Populations: School Aged-Children, Teens, Young Adults, Adults, Seniors, LGBTQ+, Disabled, African American Populations, Hispanic/Latinx Populations, Asian Populations, Pacific Islander Populations, Native American Populations, Low Income, Immigrants, Refugees, Undocumented,

Research/Focal Areas: Mental Health,

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