Welcome to NAMI Pinellas 

 

Who We Are

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Pinellas supports individuals & loved ones affected by mental illness so that they can build better lives. What started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979, has blossomed into the nation’s leading voice on mental health. Today, we are in our community to raise awareness, provide support and education for the one in five adults affected by a mental health condition. 

What We Do

NAMI works to educate, advocate, listen and lead to improve the lives of people with mental illness and their loved ones.

Mission

NAMI provides advocacy, education, support, and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.

Vision

NAMI envisions a world where all people affected by mental illness live healthy, fulfilling lives supported by a community that cares.

Donate to NAMI Pinellas

Your financial contribution to NAMI Pinellas helps a create a world where all people affected by mental illness can experience hope, recovery, wellness and freedom from stigma. Learn More.
 

Our Commitment To Diversity, Equity And Inclusion

At NAMI, we believe a diverse, inclusive, and equitable alliance is one where all employees, volunteers and members — regardless of gender, race, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, education, disability, veteran status or other dimension of diversity– feel valued and respected.

 

Emergency Resources

NAMI Information & Resource Helpline:  Offers free information, resources and support to people living with mental health conditions, family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public.  NAMI Information & Resource Helpline can be contacted by phone or email.  With every call and email, the helpline strives to help others move closer to recovery or meet the needs of a loved one providing care and support. The NAMI Pinellas County Information & Resource Helpline can be reached by calling 727-791-3434, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.–6 p.m., ET or email  office@nami-pinellas.org

Crisis Text Line:  Text NAMI to 741-741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: If you or someone you know is in crisis—whether they are considering suicide or not—please call the toll-free Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) to speak with a trained crisis counselor 24/7.

To view our FULL list of community resources, click here.

 

NAMI Pinellas Awarded 2021 Healthier Together Silver Certification

Healthy St. Pete recognizes neighborhoods and workplaces for their outstanding efforts in contributing to helping to make the healthy choice the easy choice in St. Petersburg. 

The Healthier Together Certification framework was developed so that workplaces and neighborhoods would aim to continuously improve the health policies, programs and outreach of their organization from one year to the next.

NAMI Pinellas is a proud partner of:

 

Thank you to our community supporters

NAMI Pinellas County specifically wants to thank Central Florida Behavioral Health Network, the Florida Department of Children and Families, System of Care (SOC), NAMI and NAMI Florida for their generous and ongoing support.

We also thank our Community Partners whose considerable support of NAMI programs and services help sustain our local organization: