Who We Are

NAMI-Fairfield serves Fairfield and all of its surrounding towns.

NAMI-Fairfield is affiliated with NAMI (national) & NAMI-CT.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families.

Founded in 1979, NAMI has become the nation’s voice on mental illness. A national organization made up of NAMI affiliates in every state and in over 1100 local communities across the country, volunteers join together to meet the NAMI mission through support, education, advocacy, and research.

NAMI promotes SUPPORT for individuals living with mental illness and their families; EDUCATION to raise awareness about mental illness and to eliminate the stigma often associated with these biological brain disorders; ADVOCACY at state, national, and local levels to raise funding for non-discriminatory and equitable treatment, and services for individuals with mental illness in the public and private sectors; RESEARCH into the causes, symptoms and treatment of mental illness.

NAMI is dedicated to the eradication of mental illnesses and to the improvement of the quality of life of all whose lives are affected by these diseases.