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Welcome to NAMI Central Virginia

NAMI Central Virginia is an organization of families, friends and individuals whose lives have been affected by mental illness. Together, we advocate for better lives for those individuals who have a mental illness, and we offer support, education and advocacy as we do so.

Words From Our Members - Sarah McFarland

NAMI Central Virginia presents Words From Our Members - a series of testimonials featuring people with lived experience. This segment features Sarah McFarland, a peer, caregiver, and advocate for improved mental health in rural black communities. Check out this video and let her story inspire you!

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You Are Not Alone

1 in 5 live with a mental health condition. So chances are you or someone you know has been affected.

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Support & Encourage

If someone you know is struggling with a mental health condition, read more about how to support them.

Youth & Young Adults

Mental health conditions are common in teens and young adults. Ending the Silence, our Young Adult Support Group, and other programs offered by YouthMOVE Virginia are all available at no charge. Click to learn more!

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NEWSLETTER SIGNUP

NAMI Central Virginia typically puts out a monthly newsletter that you can subscribe to. If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter, simply fill in your email address in the form below and click subscribe.

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KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS

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Do you shop at Kroger? Did you know that Kroger has a community giving program? You can raise money for NAMI Central Virginia just by doing your regular shopping. Once a person signs up, the company will donate a small portion of each sale to NAMI CVA at no additional cost! Here are the steps to get started?

FOLLOW NAMI Central Virginia

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As the weather gets cooler, and the sun sets earlier, it can be easy to get down in the dumps. Let's take notes from Humpty Dumpty and have a great fall!

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Can you relate to his story?

The second video in our series features Wally Hogue, a longtime NAMI CVA member and Veteran of the United States Marine Corp. Hear what Wally has to say about life with Bipolar Disorder Type I, the risks of not taking medication as prescribed, and the importance of his family support system.
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A great video Wally. It takes a lot of courage to share.

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Helping Those In Need

NAMI 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 an association of more than 500 local affiliates who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need.

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Become a Member

Join NAMI Central Virginia and join a movement to inspire better lives for Central Virginians who are affected by mental illness. With membership, you'll receive newsletters and updates on mental health news, you'll be able to engage in discussion groups, and you'll have the opportunity to support others who are affected by mental illness financially and emotionally.

Get Involved

Thank you for your generous tax-deductible donation. You are helping us provide support, education, and advocacy to thousands of people living with mental illness in Virginia.

Get In Touch

The families and members of NAMI Central Virginia are here to help! We offer understanding to anyone concerned about mental illnesses and the treatment of mental illness.