Mission Statement



NAMI NM is dedicated to improving the quality of life within New Mexico for all individuals living with mental illness and their families by:

  1. Providing education and support programs for Family Members, individuals, providers and communities;

  2. Promoting innovative, statewide education and treatment in diverse community settings;

  3. Working to abolish stigma associated with Mental Illness;

  4. Engaging with local, state and federal legislators to provide information and education on matters affecting mental health services and resources;

  5. Collaborating with other state and local mental health and substance abuse organizations and advocacy groups to foster improved education and support for families and individuals;

  6. Promoting resiliency and recovery;

  7. Soliciting and receiving funds in support of all the above; and

  8. Assisting with the formation of new Affiliates in New Mexico and supporting and developing all NAMI Affiliates in New Mexico in carrying out the NAMI mission.


NAMI New Mexico’s vision is to improve the lives of individuals living with mental illness and their families, to eliminate stigma and discrimination, and improve the system of mental health care in New Mexico.


The purposes for which NAMI NM is organized are exclusively charitable to provide mental health-related education, support and advocacy for people experiencing mental illness and their families.

NAMI NM will work to achieve these goals within the scope of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (I.R.C. § 501(c)(3) (2019)) or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Laws. NAMI NM will also comply with any and all provisions of the Act and Applicable Law.

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