Helping Those In Need

Serving Vilas, Oneida and Forest counties, we provide support, education and advocacy for people living with mental illness and their families.

Advocating for better quality of care, rights and interests of people with mental illness

Helping families and friends of people with mental illness by providing emotional support, education and information

Our Programs

Northern Lakes Center

We are having Northern Lake Center support group meetings virtually via Zoom. These will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:15 pm . If you're interested in joining please contact Linda at 715-420-1700.

Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. Contact Mary at 715-362-8972 or Pattie at 765-586-0421

Family-to-Family

A NAMI sanctioned program for friends and family members of people living with serious and persistent mental illness. Taught by a team of NAMI trained family members, for family members. Contact Mary at 715-362-8972 or Mick at 715-369-4740

NAMI Ending the Silence

NAMI Ending the Silence is an engaging presentation that helps high school students learn about the warning signs of mental health conditions and what steps to take if you or a loved one are showing symptoms of a mental health condition. For more information, or to volunteer, call Mick - 715-369-4740

Support NAMI Northern Lakes

Serving Vilas, Oneida and Forest counties, we provide support, education and advocacy for people living with mental illness and their families.

Please support our growing initiatives to improve the lives of people affected by mental health conditions and meet the rising demand for NAMI’s supports and services.

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Recharge! YMCA of the Northwoods

The YMCA of the Northwoods recently ran a series of video presentations called Recharge! The program addresses the seven dimensions of wellness. NAMI Northern Lakes Executive Director Mick Fiocchi was invited to talk about mental health and NAMI, as part of the session on the Emotional dimension of wellness.
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Removing Police From Behavioral Crisis Calls In San Francisco

In what will be among the largest and boldest urban police reform experiment in decades San Francisco is creating and preparing to deploy teams of professionals from the fire and health departments — not police — to respond to most calls for people in a psychiatric, behavioral or substance abuse crisis.
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Marion Police to partner with Foundation 2 on mental health-related calls

MARION, Iowa (Iowa's News Now) — Marion City Council approved an agreement between the Marion Police Department and Foundation 2 Crisis Services on Thursday night. The two will develop a co-responder program to embed a Foundation 2 crisis counselor within the department.
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