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Our Mission is to work to improve the quality of life for mental health consumers and their families through community outreach, public education, advocacy and family support. We are a group of families, professionals and recovering persons with mental illness, dedicated to improving the care, treatment rehabilitation and status of people with mental illness.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for the First Annual NAMI Walk!!!!!!!

NAMI Walk – October 22,2016

Wheeling Park, Schwertfager Shelter

NAMI Walk on-line registration – Click here~RunSignUp NAMI Walk


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Thanks to our Walk sponsors as of September 13, 2016

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Latest News:


Central Elementary School Teachers get Certified in Youth Mental Health First Aid

Central Elementary School teachers and staff are working toward their certification in Youth Mental Health First Aid.  A mental health education program for adults working with youth. Mental Health First Aid is an international program that teaches participants how to help someone who is developing a mental illness or who is in a crisis. For […]

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Ending the Silence Training

NAMI of Greater Wheeling thanks our NAMI Ohio colleague Angela Schoepflin for training our affiliate in Ending the Silence.  Ending the Silence is a mental health awareness program for middle and high school students.  To bring this program to your organization contact Amy Gamble at To learn more about Ending the Silence click here

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What is Mental Illness?

What is 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. Just as diabetes is a disorder of the pancreas, mental illnesses are medical conditions that effect the brain and often result in a diminished capacity for coping with the […]

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Mental Health Basics – 101

Mental Health 101 Training NAMI of Greater Wheeling offers “Mental Health 101” Training This 60- to 90-minute general workshop focuses on the most common mental illnesses, including: Anxiety disorders Depression Bipolar disorder Schizophrenia Post-traumatic stress disorder The program covers signs and symptoms, as well as communication techniques that can help to defuse a tense conversation. […]

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