Family and Caregiver Schizophrenia Discussion Forum

Is nami just for americans


#1

Im not American but the site seems to be just for americans. Is that true>>>>>And by th eway is nami a mental health forum


#2

Yes - NAMI is an american organization. But there are lots of other organizations like it in other countries.

In Canada there is Schizophrenia Society of Canada http://schizophrenia.ca

In the UK there is Rethink

In Australia there is SANE and the Fellowship:
http://www.sfnsw.org.au/

In Europe there is EUFAMI

We have a list and links here: http://www.schizophrenia.com/coping.html

What country are you in?


#3

I find that NAMI is mainly geared towards supporting the families of those afflicted with a mental illness


#4

Yes - absolutely true. They have some local groups for people with mental illness - but I don’t think that is the focus.