You ARE NOT alone.

1 in 4.5 American adults experience mental illness in any given year.

Experts debate the current number of American adults experiencing mental illness. Whether it is 1 in 4 or 1 in 5, NAMI Tennessee is here to help ALL American Adults experiencing mental illness.


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You ARE NOT alone.

Caregivers spend an average of 32 hours per week providing unpaid care.

At least 8.4 million Americans provide care to an adult with an emotional or mental illness


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You ARE NOT alone.

19% of U.S. adults with mental illness also have a substance use disorder

1 in 8 of all visits to U.S. emergency departments are related to mental and substance use disorders


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Our 35th Annual Meeting of the Members, Board Elections & Awards Ceremony

Our Annual Membership meeting will be held September 22, 2021, 6:30 pm CT, 7:30 pm ET. This meeting is open to all NAMI Tennessee members in good standing. Non-member guests are welcome to attend but will not have voting rights. Pre-registration is required to attend the Annual Meeting of the Members.

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Our NAMI Tennessee Affiliates are offering virtual and in-person support groups and classes observing COVID-19 state and CDC social distancing restrictions.

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Our Annual TWO-DAY Virtual Event

September 23-24

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Join NAMI Today!

NAMI Tennessee needs your membership support. Please let us count on you. There is power in numbers, and we need the support of consumers, families, friends, professionals and others who share our goals. Subscribe to the latest mental health updates, participate in an online discussion group, learn how to advocate in your community and add your voice to the mental health movement.

Our Mission

Enhancing the Lives of Those Affected by Mental Illness

Vision Statement

To be the leading voice in creating a compassionate society where mental illness bears no stigma and individuals and families have opportunities for recovery.

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Millions of people in the U.S. are affected by mental illness each year. It’s important to measure how common mental illness is, so we can understand its physical, social and financial impact — and so we can show that no one is alone. These available resources are powerful tools for raising public awareness, stigma-busting and advocating for better health care.

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