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About NAMI Bucks County

About Mental Illness

A mental illness is a medical condition that disrupts a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others and daily functioning.

What is Recovery?

Recovery from serious mental illness is not only possible, but for many people living with mental illness today, probable. The notion of recovery involves a variety of perspectives.

We're Here to Listen

In Crisis?

NAMI HelpLine: 1-866-399-6264, 9AM-9PM EST

Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

Crisis Text: text NAMI to 741741, 24/7

1-800-273-8255

Or in a crisis, text "NAMI" to 741741

Who We Are

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

What started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979 has blossomed into the nation’s leading voice on mental health. Today, we are an alliance of more than 600 local Affiliates and 48 State Organizations who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need.

Since 1983, NAMI Bucks County has been a beacon of help and hope to all people affected by mental health conditions. From humble beginnings in a small library to becoming Bucks County’s leading voice on mental health and recovery, we have been at the forefront of the mental health movement providing support, education and advocacy to ensure people in the Greater Philadelphia area get the care they need and deserve.

Our Mission

NAMI Bucks County PA is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness through recovery-focused support, education and advocacy.

Our Vision

NAMI envisions a world where all people affected by mental illness live healthy, fulfilling lives supported by a community that cares.

Our Values

  • Hope. We believe in the possibility of recovery, wellness and the potential in all of us.
  • Inclusion. We embrace diverse backgrounds, cultures and perspectives.
  • Empowerment. We promote confidence, self-efficacy and service to our mission.
  • Compassion. We practice respect, kindness and empathy.
  • Fairness. We fight for equity and justice.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At NAMI, we believe a diverse, inclusive and equitable organization (or Alliance) is one where all employees, volunteers and members — regardless of gender, race, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, education, disability, veteran status or other dimension of diversity — feel valued and respected.

We are committed to a nondiscriminatory approach and to providing equal opportunity for employment, participation and advancement in all programs and worksites.

From Next Door To Across Your Region

Become a Member

Join NAMI Bucks County and join a movement to inspire better lives for NAMI Bucks Countyns who are affected by mental illness. With membership, you’ll receive newsletters and updates on mental health news, you’ll be able to engage in discussion groups, and you’ll have the opportunity to support others who are affected by mental illness financially and emotionally.

Get Involved

If you’re not ready to become a member but still would like to support NAMI Bucks County, we welcome and appreciate donations of any value. You'll be supporting others who are affected by mental illness financially and emotionally.

Get In Touch

The families and members of NAMI Bucks County are here to help! We offer understanding to anyone concerned about mental illnesses and the treatment of mental illness. There’s a community here for you, and we’re here to help you however you need it. You will be so very glad that you did!