In all we do, NAMI Lake County is guided by this Mission Statement:
“To improve the quality of life for consumers living with disabling brain disorders/mental illness and assist their family and friends through providing educational opportunities, support groups, and advocacy in the public arena.”
To mutually respect the unique needs of individuals with serious brain disorders (also known as mental illness) and the impact these illnesses have on family members and other support individuals.
To provide support and encouragement for persons with mental illness on their path to recovery by promoting their full participation within the community.
To educate all those affected by mental illness, including the public, on the nature of these diseases and their treatment.
To provide pertinent local information and referral services.
To combat the stigma that surrounds mental illness through community education programs, public awareness events, fundraising and utilization of local media sources.
To engage in grassroots advocacy for improving services and laws that governs the care of people with mental illness.