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the community's voice
on mental illness.
Support, educate and advocate for ALL affected by mental illness

Visit us at 525 N. Main Street in Downtown Oshkosh.

Call 920-651-1148 to be assured of staff availability.

Or email


The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Oshkosh is an accredited non-profit organization dedicated to providing education, advocacy, and support to those affected by mental illness. NAMI Oshkosh partners with local crisis, law enforcement, social services agencies, and a variety of community groups.

NAMI began in Wisconsin and is a national organization with local and state affiliates. NAMI Oshkosh is proud to be one of the first affiliates and has been in Oshkosh since 1979.

You should join NAMI?

Anyone can join NAMI. Your membership gets you up-to-date information and publications about mental wellness. All of NAMI Oshkosh's programs are free and you DO NOT need to be a member to participate.

A NAMI membership means you are part of an organization that helps other people and families when they are in a time of need.

What can family and friends do?

  • Join NAMI. 

  • Educate yourself by visiting

  • Attend one of our monthly support groups for those who have friends and loved ones living with mental illness.

  • Familiarize yourself with community resources that are available for individuals with mental illness.

  • Advocate for quality mental health services and against the stigma that surrounds those with mental illness.

How can you help yourself?

  • Seek help from your doctor, community mental health clinic, or hospital. 

  • Contact NAMI Oshkosh for more information.

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