Providing support, education, and advocacy for individuals living with mental illness, and for their families and loved ones as well. Our current schedule: may 2024

NAMI Missoula partners with the Missoula Public Library to shine a light on mental illness during Mental Health Awareness Month. On Wednesday, May 29, the library will host a NAMI Forum panel discussion, “Mental Health Matters: The Ripple Effect,” with community leaders sharing their perspectives on the widespread impact of mental illness in the community. The event begins at 6:15 PM and ends at 7:45 PM; it is free and open to the public. See this video teaser from KECI-TV: (41) Live interview with NAMI for Mental Health Awareness Month – YouTube                                            

Education & Advocacy

Register now for our fall 2024 “Peer to Peer” class, beginning September 5th. See our “Education & Advocacy” page for details.

“Family to Family” will return in the fall! Contact us if you would like to be on the waiting list. 

“Family & Friends,” a 2-hour online seminar, will be held on Wednesday, May 29 (6:30 to 8:30 pm). Details and registration at: Nami Montana Events (

Support Groups

Connection: Wednesdays, 1:00 to 2:30. 

Family Support: third Thursday of each month, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Next group: 05/16/24

Family Support in Stevensville: second Thursday of each month. See “Support Groups” page.

News & Events

May is “Mental Health Awareness Month”

May 16: “Day of Action for Mental Health”

May 29: NAMI Forum at MPL, “The Ripple Effect”

Our Values

  • Hope: We believe in the possibility of recovery, wellness and the potential in all of us.
  • Inclusion: We embrace diverse backgrounds, cultures and perspectives.
  • Empowerment: We promote confidence, self-efficacy and service to our mission.
  • Compassion: We practice respect, kindness and empathy.
  • Fairness: We fight for equity and justice

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Your Life Matters! Suicide is Preventable

If you are in crisis and want help, call the Montana Suicide Prevention Lifeline (available 24/7): call or text 988

Other Crisis Resources

You can always call 911 in an emergency

NAMI HelpLine: 1-800-950-6264 (10:00–10:00 ET)

Trevor Project (for LGBTQ+ youth) 1-866-488-7386 (24/7)