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Weekly Meetings

NAMI Connection is a weekly support group for people living with a diagnosed mental illness. Attendees learn from each others' experiences, share coping strategies, and offer each other encouragement and understanding.

Every Monday, 7 pm, Unitarian Universalist Church, 2000 S. Solano (Solano at Wofford) in the white Religious Education building.

Twice-Monthly Meetings

NAMI FAMILY SUPPORT is a peer-support group for friends, family members and caregivers of people with a diagnosed mental illness. 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 6:30 pm, Peace Lutheran Church, Missouri and Walnut, Las Cruces. First meeting is Wednesday, July 10, 2013.

Monthly NAMI-DAC meeting

3rd Tuesday, 6:30 pm,
Peace Lutheran Church at
Missouri & Locust, Las Cruces, NM

Monthly NAMI-SDAC meeting

This meeting serves people located in the area of Anthony, Santa Theresa, Chaparrel, and Sunland Park.
3rd Thursday, 6:15 pm, La Frontera at
Tel: 575-788-2510


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New monthly meeting

Our newest addition is NAMI of Southern Dona Ana County.  This meeting serves people located in the area of  Anthony, Santa Theresa, Chaparrel, and Sunland Park. This group is looking for new members so if you, or someone you care about, have a diagnosed mental illness, please consider attending NAMI-SDAC meetings.  Meetings are the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:15 pm and are located at La Frontera 880 N. MAIN ST SUITE 3A ANTHONY, NM 88021 US
Tel: 575-788-2510

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NOTE! NAMI Connection has been rescheduled from Thursday to Monday nights beginning with the meeting on Monday, June 30. All meetings are at 7 pm.

Families and communities want to know how to prevent future tragedies resulting from mental illness, but these basic steps just make good sense in a compassionate community.

  • Fill the gaps in our community mental health care systems. That includes the creation and promotion of crisis services and partnerships between mental health professionals and all first responders.
  • Improve communications between mental health professionals, individuals receiving care, and their families. Mental health privacy is important, but health care privacy laws should not stand in the way of coordinated information and action in a crisis.
  • Talk about it—within families as well as with teachers, clergy, students and community leaders. Encourage conversation about mental health, about what we are experiencing and what we can do to help. By doing so, we create and promote the space for open and honest dialogue that saves lives.”

NAMI Schizophrenia and Personal Technology Tools Survey Initiative

From Chaos to Hope: A Family’s Odyssey with Schizophrenia

Seared into Randye Kaye’s memory is a terrifying day in 2003 when she rushed 21-year-old Ben to the emergency room of the local hospital near her home in Connecticut and told the front desk, “My son is having a psychotic break.”

Schizophrenia not a single disease but multiple genetically distinct disorders

New research shows that schizophrenia isn’t a single disease but a group of eight genetically distinct disorders, each with its own set of symptoms. The finding could be a first step toward improved diagnosis and treatment for the debilitating psychiatric illness.

Mental Health: Men and Depression

Howie Mandel wants to make mental health care as common as dental care

The Consequences of Mental Illness

For Millennials, Mental Health Is a Catch-22

Employment and Mental Illness: Investing in Programs that Work

…the reality in America is that many people with mental illness are either unemployed or underemployed. Bouts of illness, difficulty concentrating, trouble communicating with co-workers, medical appointments and absences from work can make getting and keeping a job difficult. Stigma and discrimination can also be great barriers to overcome.

A Groundbreaking Commitment to Psychiatric Research

Promise and Patience in Understanding the Brain

There is a growing recognition in both the U.S. and Europe that a fundamental understanding of how the brain works is an urgent priority.

Please Like Me, a TV Comedy with a Social Action Twist

Shadows in the SunBook review: Shadows in the Sun

In a culture where family reputation is all, and expression of emotional pain is taboo, mental illness is seen as a personal failing, a curse by the evil eye or possession.