East Tennessee

NAMI Affiliates are where family members, individuals with mental illness, friends, mental health service providers and others gather to offer peer-to-peer support groups, education opportunities, and advocacy at the grassroots, community level.
 

 

 

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East Tennessee currently has NAMI Affiliates in Anderson, Greene, Hamilton, Knox, Roane and Washington counties. We are growing and adding new affiliates all the time. Please check back often.

To learn how you can become an affiliate, contact your Regional Coordinator. 

Regional Coordinator: NAMI TN
Phone: 615-361-6608
Email: [email protected]

Support Groups and Classes

STATEWIDE

NAMI Family-to-Family

This is an eight workshop program for family members, caregivers, and loved ones of those with a mental illness. It goes into mental illnesses, medications, coping skills, communication skills and self-care strategies.

Gallatin, Sumner County by Zoom – start date 10/13/2020
Contact Neil at 615-425-6604 This program is offered statewide

 

NATIONAL

NAMI Basics on Demand

A free, online program for parents, caregivers and others who provide care for youth and young adults. Register Here

East TN Affiliate

Group Type

Day of Week

Zoom / In-Person

Time

Contact

NAMI Oak Ridge

Family

2nd Tuesday of month

Zoom

6:00 – 7:30 PM

Kathy Martin
(865) 466-1234
[email protected]

NAMI Knoxville

Family/Peer

Biweekly Thursday

Zoom

6:00 – 7:00 PM

Alison Dusch
(865) 237-7368
[email protected]

NAMI Chattanooga

Family

2nd Monday of month

Zoom

6:00 – 7:30 PM

Kathy Milam
423) 521-2590
[email protected]

NAMI Maryville

Family

3rd Wednesday of month

Zoom

6:00 – 7:00 PM

Della Morrow
(865) 924-5311
[email protected]

NAMI Maryville

Peer

3rd Thursday of month

Zoom

6:00 – 7:30 PM

Brennan Atkinson
(865) 317-4413
[email protected]

NAMI Greene

Family

1st Tuesday of month

Zoom

7:00 – 8:00 PM

Teresa Kindred
(423) 552-2368
Debbie Dawson
[email protected]

NAMI Greene

Peer

1st Monday of month

Zoom

7:00 – 8:00 PM

Teresa Kindred
(423) 552-2368
Debbie Dawson
[email protected]

Most NAMI TN Affiliates are following the CDC recommendation to cancel face to face meetings during this unprecedented time of the Corona Virus. Please call the local Affiliate for specific details or alternate plans. Thank you for your understanding.
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