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 Watch Walkathon Chairwoman Donna Bunn and her family cheer on NAMI Western Massachusetts and congratulate us on our 20th Annual Walkathon Celebration!

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Watch a video with Julie Schwager Western Massachusetts Area Director at Massachusetts Department of Mental Health

Julie congratulates NAMI Western Massachusetts on their 20th Annual Walkathon Celebration! She also shares how she maintains good mental health during these difficult times.xJulie Schwager Screen Grab

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Click the image and view the program for this years Walkathon Celebration!


Including videos from, Bernice Drumheller, Julie Schwager, Michael Carney, Denise Vershon, Donna Roundy, Bob Anson & Peggy Brown, Lighthouse Clubhouse, Alison Skar, Grace Calcano and Tricia Fitzgerald. 



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Please consider making a pledge, deadline is October 10 World Mental Health Day. A special prize drawing will be held for those who raise over $100. Do it in honor of a loved one, do it to help those struggling during these very difficult times. Help raise awareness of these conditions that affect so many lives in our community and all over the country.

As Always, Thank You for your Support! 

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Click Here to watch our First Art Show Video on YouTube

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We respectfully ask that only individuals with a mental health diagnosis submit artwork. Thank you.

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AmazonSmile is now available as a mobile app. For instructions on how to install the app click here.


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Watch the video by NAMI-WM board member Kateri M. Walsh on Mindfulness



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Watch the video by NAMI-WM board member Natasha Mercado-Santana on how she maintains good mental heath during this difficult time.




Please consider making a donation to NAMI Western Massachusetts during this difficult time, as we are unable to hold our usual spring fundraising events. Many small donations will go a long way towards helping us to maintain our office and keep everyone informed as best we can. Thank you, your donation means more now than ever. We need to continue to support everyone that is struggling as we fight this fight together. Thank you!

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When you purchase this bag at your local Big Y you can make a donation to NAMI Western Massachusetts just by designating us as your choice for your donation on the gift tag. Follow the link, fill out the form and when you submit the form you will be instructed to pick a non-profit. We will be most grateful if you choose us. Thank you for your continued support!

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NAMI Homefront

NAMI Homefront is a free, 6-session online educational program for families, caregivers and friends of military service members and vets with mental health conditions. Based on the nationally recognized NAMI Family-to-Family program, NAMI Homefront is designed to address the unique needs of family, caregivers and friends of those who have served or are currently serving our country. The program is taught by trained family members of service members/veterans living with mental health conditions.

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 Let others know there is hope and understanding.
You can change the way the world sees mental health.
Take the pledge to be Stigma free!
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Help NAMI replace stigma with hope. Learn more about how you can help by
taking the pledge to bring understanding and education to others.
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In a country where 1 in 5 people are affected by a mental health condition, it's time for all of us to step up and change the conversation. Join Mayim Bialik and others and pledge to be ‪#‎StigmaFree.

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 Get your Community Involved. Become a Leader in The Mental Health Movement.
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Make a change in your local community by being an advocate for Mental Health awareness.

Mental Health By the Numbers

Millions of Americans are affected by mental health conditions every year. Here are some facts about the prevalence and impact of mental illness.

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Mental Health By the Numbers

Millions of Americans are affected by mental health conditions every year. Here are some facts about the prevalence and impact of mental illness.

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Mental Health By the Numbers

Millions of Americans are affected by mental health conditions every year.

Worldwide 450 Million People live with Mental Health Disorders.

U.S. Adults considered to be in a state of Optimal Mental Health - 17%

Learn the facts about the prevalence and impact of mental illness.



Welcome to NAMI's discussion groups. Here you can find support, share knowledge, ask questions and interact with people who have had similar experiences.

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