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  • 3rd Annual March for Mental Health Awareness

    In Idaho, lack of funding and low priority given to mental health, along with the growing number of people facing mental illness with inadequate assistance, continues to lead us to a burgeoning crisis. Things change with advocacy! Join us Saturday, October 15! We’ll gather in Julia Davis Park at the Boise Pavilion at 9:00 a.m…. Read more

  • Family Support Group and Education Night Update

    With the slow time of summer coming up, we will be temporarily suspending the Education Nights that had been held on the 4th Wednesday of each month. However, and with many thanks to the newly-trained volunteer facilitators, we will hold a regular support group meeting in its place. We will inform you when the Education… Read more

  • Mark your calendar! Wednesday May 11th, 7pm — The NAMI Boise Spring Spectacular Musicale!

    The NAMI Boise Spring Spectacular Musicale is coming to the Egyptian Theater on May 11th! This family-friendly event will feature talented local musicians including Anna Black, Voiceover from Cantus, and Quality Time, a popular local jazz fusion band. State Senator Cherie Buckner-Webb will be our emcee for the program. Doors will open at 5:30pm for… Read more

  • Meet the NAMI Boise Board of Directors

      NAMI-Boise is a diverse organization transforming the community so that people living with mental illness and their families are empowered to achieve their full potential and are an integral part of the community. Our Board of Directors:                

  • We Welcome Our New Executive Director!

    NAMI Boise is pleased to announce the appointment of our new executive director – Anne Shoup! You may recognize the name – Anne is returning to NAMI Boise after serving as office manager from 2006-2011.  In the meantime, Anne has deepened her understanding and experience of mental health recovery while serving as the Critical Time… Read more

  • Family & Friends Support Group

    The NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. NAMI’s Support Groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and… Read more

  • NAMI Connection

    NAMI Connection (Consumer Support Groups): NAMI Connection groups are peer-run groups for persons recovering from a mental illness. They are an alliance composed of individuals who have in common the experience of living with a serious and persistent mental illness. Consumers share experiences and use them as learning opportunities for themselves and others. The goal… Read more

  • Family to Family

    The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a free, 12-week course for family caregivers of individuals with severe mental illnesses. The course is taught by trained family members All instruction and course materials are free to class participants Over 115,000 family members have graduated from this national program Visit the Family-to-Family section of for more… Read more

  • In Our Own Voice

    What is In Our Own Voice (IOOV)? In Our Own Voice (IOOV) is a unique public education program developed by NAMI, in which two trained consumer speakers share compelling personal stories about living with mental illness and achieving recovery. The program was started with a grant from Eli Lily and Company. IOOV is an opportunity… Read more

  • Peer to Peer

    Peer-to-Peer is a unique, experiential learning program for people with any serious mental illness who are interested in establishing and maintaining their wellness and recovery. The course was written by Kathryn Cohan McNulty, a person with a psychiatric disability who is also a former provider and manager in the mental health field and a longtime… Read more

  • NAMI Boise

    NAMI-Boise's office is located at 4696 West Overland Road, Suite 272, in Boise, Idaho. The office is open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

    Phone: (208) 376-4304