Why Join NAMI Chattanooga

Most of us join NAMI Chattanooga because someone in our lives, someone we love, has a mental illness. Mental health professional join NAMI, too, and lend valuable support to NAMI's advocacy efforts. As members, you and your family will receive newsletters that keep you up-to-date on developments affecting Tennesseans with mental illness. You'll also receive notices about upcoming Classes and conferences across the state.

As a NAMI member, your voice counts. Simply by joining, you make your concern felt and your voice heard in Chattanooga, Nashville and Washington when lawmakers debate issues related to mental illness. You join with 220,000 NAMI members nationwide, and the 3,500 members in Tennessee, who seek to end the stigma associated with diseases that affect nearly 300,000 Tennesseans.

At NAMI Chattanooga You Will Find

  • • A place to build a network of friends who care and understand. We welcome parents, relatives, friends, professionals and consumers to share the challenge of living with mental illness. We hold monthly membership meetings on the first and third Tuesdays of each month.
  • • Ideas that can help you take care of yourself and your family.
  • • Classes that help you cope.
  • • A chance to share your experience and to learn from others.
  • • Information about brain disorders, treatment and services.
  • • Opportunities to advocate for improving and expanding services and facilities.

How To Join
To become a member, please download the Membership Application Form.
Please fill out the information and Mail it with your check to:

NAMI Chattanooga
P O Box 1015
Harrison, TN 37341

NAMI Membership Form (PDF)