Hancock County National Alliance
on Mental Illness
Offering education, advocacy, outreach, and support
The National Alliance on Mental Illness was established in 1979 for individuals with mental illness and their families as a self-help organization that provides support, education, and advocacy to anyone affected by serious and persistent biologically-based brain disorders. With approximately 220,000 NAMI members nationwide and 1,200 affiliates throughout the country, NAMI is now the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization.
An affiliate of NAMI Ohio, NAMI of Hancock County is a non-profit organization offering support and education for area residents with mental illness as well as their family, friends, caregivers, providers, and anyone else interested in learning more about the struggle and recovery from serious brain disorders. Brain disorders – such as bipolar, major depression, schizophrenia or post traumatic stress disorder – are real diseases causing disturbances in feeling and thinking. These diseases affect people of all ages, races, cultures, and socio-economic classes.
Michelle Huff, Executive Director
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Serving Hancock County
1918 N. Main Street
Findlay, Ohio 45840
In The News
William White, an international leader in Recovery initiatives, recently interviewed Executive Director Precia Stuby regarding local efforts to advance a Recovery Oriented System of Care. The interview, “Innovations in Recovery Management in Hancock County, Ohio” can be found at the link below: http://www.williamwhitepapers.com/leadership_interviews/ or read the interview here.