Alliance for the Mentally ill
The Utah Alliance for the Mentally ill (UAMI) is a unique self-help organization of families and friends working together to improve the care and treatment of persons afflicted with serious mental illness. UAMI is a non-profit organization affiliated with the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI). NAMI has more that 1000 affiliates with over 130,000 members.
UAMI schedules monthly support meetings for sharing feelings and information, developing better coping skills, reducing feelings of isolation and expanding a network of understanding friends. UAMI also advocates for more funding, better programs and less stigma for the mentally ill.
For more information call the UAMI State office (801)584-2023 for information on a UAMI Chapter in your area.