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NAMI Yakima Board Announces New Leadership

New Leadership was elected to the Board of Directors of NAMI Yakima at the Annual Meeting on September 25, 2021. Cheri Bednarik was elected President for a two year term and Mollie Downs was elected to a one year term as Vice President, replacing…

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NAMI Family & Friends Seminar - Dec. 4

The NAMI Family & Friends Seminar provides basic information and support for those whose loved ones have a mental health condition. Learn about diagnoses, symptoms, treatment, crisis preparation, communication strategies, recovery and NAMI…

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LEAP Workshop - December 11

Are you struggling to help a loved one with a mental health condition who does not believe they are ill? This Leap Workshop (Listen-Empathize-Agree-Partner) is based on Dr. Xavier Amador's book "I'm Not Sick, I Don't Need Help". Learn the Number…

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NAMI Smarts for Advocacy Fall Workshops

NAMI Smarts for Advocacy is a hands-on advocacy training that helps people living with mental illness, friends and family transform their passion and lived experience into skillful grassroots advocacy. NAMI Smarts: Telling Your Story, is the…

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NAMI Family Support Group meets Thursdays at 7 p.m.

NAMI Yakima will offer the Family Support Group beginning December 3 at 7 p.m. The group will meet weekly to provide support and encouragement for family members of those with a mental health condition. Register at

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NAMI Connection Support Group Meets Online

The NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group continues to meet Wednesday evenings, 7:00-8:30 p.m. using ZOOM. Please register in advance here.

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