NAMI Montgomery County PA is one of more than 1,100 affiliates of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, known by its acronym NAMI. With some 200,000 members, NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots, volunteer organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with severe mental illnesses through advocacy and education efforts. We understand that mental illness deeply affects whole families, not just the person with an illness. Together, with our national organization and state affiliate, we offer educational programs, support groups and phone support. We continue to advocate for better services, legislative changes, and increased research on mental illnesses.