Membership is not required to attend our support groups or classes.  However, there is strength in numbers and together we can make a difference.  Your tax-deductible membership brings many benefits for our affiliate and yourself.

  • You become a part of an organization that is dedicated to improving the lives of people living with mental illness.
  • Your membership helps support our efforts to provide free support, education, and advocacy.
  • You receive discounts to State and National NAMI conferences and conventions.
  • You receive access to free resources –
    • NAMI Illinois Voice
    • NAMI National Advocate Newsletter
    • Library privileges to our extensive collection of books, video tapes, and CDs in our NAMI Library located at our offices in Crystal Lake.
  • If you decide to volunteer to facilitate one of our programs you receive free training through our State and National organizations.
  • You become a part of the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization.  NAMI is well respected throughout the United States as the expert in helping all citizens to learn about Mental Illness.

Becoming a regular participant in NAMI programs gives you access to:


Timely Updates Notification of regular meetings and special presentations developed for education, encouragement, and support
Productive Partnerships A community of support for the wellness journey, and advocacy for your loved ones at the local, state, and national levels
Personal Development Gain empowering skills through NAMI’s education courses and training workshops
Volunteer Opportunities Support for your community involvement and leadership roles to help expand public awareness and erase stigma


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