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Only emails coming from the NAMI-Westside LA domain @namila.org (including firstname.lastname@example.org through our Constant Contact) are authorized communications from NAMI-Westside LA. Any communications which have been sent from a domain other than @namila.org, including those claiming to be from Directors or Officers of NAMI-Westside LA, are not authorized by NAMI-Westside LA.
Only letters coming through the postal service from the President of NAMI-Westside LA, Sylvia Thompson, are authorized communications from NAMI-Westside LA. Any letters purporting to be from NAMI-Westside LA, including those claiming to be from Directors or Officers of NAMI-Westside LA, are not authorized by NAMI-Westside LA.
All communication through the postal service should only be sent to the NAMI-Westside LA office, which is located at 921 Westwood Blvd. #236, Los Angeles, CA 90024.
If you have any questions regarding any postal or email communications you have received, please contact NAMI-Westside LA at email@example.com or at the office 310-889-7200. Thank you.
“You are not alone in this fight.”
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the leading non-profit organization advocating for mental health in the country today. Mental illness is not an issue we can brush off. It ruins lives like any serious physical illness such as cancer. But, there is hope. We are that hope. Please consider becoming a member today.
NAMI Westside LA
The Westside LA chapter of NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is one of a number of affiliates of both the NAMI California and the NAMI National organizations in Los Angeles county. NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all of those in need.
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NAMI was founded in 1979 by 254 caring people and now has grown to more than 210,000 members in over 1,200 affiliate groups in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico , the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa and Guam. NAMI is getting stronger every day. In fact, Worth Magazine recently ranked NAMI in its “Top 100 charities most likely to change the world”.
What We Do
- We educate. Westside LA is the West LA chapter of NAMI. Our education programs are offered in thousands of communities across America through NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates. Our education programs ensure hundreds of thousands of families, individuals and educators get the support and information they need. If you need help of any kind dealing with mental illness, please contact us by phone or email and we’ll get you the education you need.
- We advocate. NAMI shapes the national public policy landscape for people with mental illness and their families and provides grassroots volunteer leaders with the tools, resources and skills necessary to save mental health in all states. NAMI Westside is your local representation for advocacy.
- We listen. Our local office allows us to respond personally to thousands of requests each year, providing free referral, information and support—a much-needed lifeline for many.
- We lead. Public awareness events and activities, including Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), NAMIWalks and other efforts, successfully combat stigma and encourage understanding. NAMI works with all the local media on a daily basis to make sure our community and our country understands how important mental health is.