National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Hampton/Newport News

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Our "Open Monthly Meetings" are open to everyone: individuals living with a mental illness, family members, friends, providers, concerned citizens, etc.  You do not have to be a NAMI member to attend our meetings!

Open Monthly Meetings are held on the second Monday of every month.

The next meeting will be on held on Monday, August 11, 2014.  Joy Cipriano from the Hampton/Newport News Community Services Board will be answering your questions about housing!  Please e-mail any questions you may have ahead of time to Char Cate at:

It's that time of year again!  NAMI Walks Virginia 2014 will be held in Richmond on Saturday, October 18th, 2014.  To join our team ("Visionaries"), or to find out more information, visit the NAMI Walks webpage (click the text below):

Announcing a Family-to-Family class that will be starting on August 14th!  Family-to-Family is a FREE, 12 week education course for family members (or friends) of an individual who is living with a mental health condition.  It is taught by two trained teachers who have family members with a mental health condition, so they know what it's like to have "been there."

Contact Char Cate for more information or to register for this course!  (757) 817-2960

NAMI Hampton/Newport News is pleased to announce that we will be offering a NAMI Peer-to-Peer Recovery Education this fall!  The course will be held on Tuesday evenings from 5:30-7:30, beginning on September 9th.

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a 10 week recovery education course for adults who live with a mental health condition.  It is taught by two trained Mentors who are successfully living in recovery.

**Registration is required for the course!  Please contact Thomara Shoulders to register:
   (703) 200-9609 or

For more information about the course itself and course topics, please visit this link: NAMI Peer-to-Peer Course Information.

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

For more information on who we are and what we do, check out our About Us page!


Mission Statement

The mission of NAMI Hampton/Newport News is to improve the quality of life for persons affected with biologically based brain disorders through education, advocacy, and support.

We are located on the Hampton Roads Peninsula in Southeastern Virginia.

For a complete schedule of events, please visit our Calendar of Events page.

Programs We Offer:
See our "About Us" page for information about these programs and the "Calendar of Events" page for the meeting dates/times.


We support Christopher Newport University's club:

"Club NAMI at CNU"

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We are always looking for new members and volunteers!  Give us a call anytime.
Open Monthly Meetings are held on the second Monday of the month at 6:00 PM.

Call Evelyn at (757) 556-8063 for details.

NAMI Hampton/Newport News
100 Medical Drive, Suite A
Hampton, VA 23666

 A 501(c)(3) Family and Peer Organization supporting persons living with mental illness and their loved ones who are affected by these biological brain disorders.