Who Are We?

National Association for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) – INDIA is a nonprofit organization registered as a trust with the Charity Commissioner, Mumbai. We promote the following mission and objectives.

Our Objectives

● To eradicate the stigma associated with mental illness in our society.
● To make available treatment and medication to all sections of society.
● To be a nodal agency to support the rights of persons who are or have been treated for mental illness.
● To help in the reintegration of people with mental illness in our society.

Our Mission:

To help in the eradication and treatment of mental illness in India by integrating and involving consumers, mentally challenged people, doctors, healthcare workers, Government and other sections of society.

Membership:

It is proposed to give free membership in the first two years of operations. Sources of Finance would be through donations and fund raising.

Helpline

It is proposed to establish a helpline for people with mental illness. The helpline would be 24 hours for relatives/friends and mentally ill people etc. Sponsorship from a Pharmaceutical company would be required.