NAMI - Athens, An Affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Ohio


We organize or work with other organizations to carry out a number of special projects in the region.

Radio Program
We are on WOUB AM 1340 at 1:00-1:30PM on the fourth Sunday of every month, part of the "Conversations from Studio B" series.

Conferences and Meetings
Educating, learning, giving support, building community. <more...>
CIT / Jail Diversion program
We help in the "Crisis Intervention" training of police to recognize signs of mental illness in offenders and take them for treatment rather than to jail.<more...>
The Ridges Cemeteries Project
We work with others to restore, beautify, demystify and return dignity to the final resting place of 1,965 former patients buried in the old mental health hospital cemeteries.<more...>
The Athens Photographic Project
Healing through photography. <more...>

NAMI/Habitat Housing
Providing housing for persons with mental illness. <more...>

Lobbying & Advocacy
In behalf of people with mental illness. <more...>

Our free night courses and regular meetings are detailed in the HELP/SUPPORT area of this site.


Contact NAMI - Athens
Appalachian Behavioral Health Care, 100 Hospital Drive, Athens OH 45701
Phone: 740-593-7424   e-mail: