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Last modified: April 28, 2011, 9:45 PM
Mission Statement: The National Alliance on Mental Illness) (NAMI) is the nation's largest grassroots organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI has more than 1,100 State Organizations and Affiliates across the country that engage in advocacy, research, support and education. Members are families, friends and people living with mental illnesses such as major depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and borderline personality disorder.