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Welcome to NAMI Newton Wellesley

NAMI of Newton Wellesley is an organization of families, friends and individuals whose lives have been affected by mental illness. Together, we advocate for better lives for those individuals who have a mental illness, and we offer support, education and advocacy as we do so.

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Welcome to NAMI Newton Wellesley

NAMI of Newton Wellesley is an organization of families, friends and individuals whose lives have been affected by mental illness. Together, we advocate for better lives for those individuals who have a mental illness, and we offer support, education and advocacy as we do so.

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A Home is More Important Now Than Ever.

For someone with a mental health condition,
the basic necessity of a stable home
can be hard to come by.

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Information on Covid-19

We recognize that people living with mental illness face additional challenges dealing with COVID-19, as do their caregivers and loved ones. Get help here.

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You Are Not Alone

1 in 5 live with a mental health condition. So chances are you or someone you know has been affected.

Support & Encourage

If someone you know is struggling with a mental health condition,
read more about how to support them.

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Understanding Change

Mental health conditions are common in teens and young adults. Read more about what you can do.

Our Letter to The Boston Globe

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We want to express our heartbreak on hearing of the death of the young Newton man killed by police last week. Acknowledging that we have read only the details reported in the media, we board members of the National Alliance … Read more

NAMI’s Statement on Violent Attack on the Nation’s Capitol

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From nami.org, Jan 06 2021 Arlington, VA — The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement from CEO Daniel H. Gillison Jr., regarding the violent takeover of the U.S. Capitol building: “The images of mobs storming the … Read more

Questions after Newton police killed a man with mental illness

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Three signs on a fence. First sign - "Don't give up" Second sign - "You are not alone" Third sign "You matter"

These are the questions asked by former NamiNW President Nancy Stanton about the shooting in Newton last night: ”This hits home for all of us. I would like to ask about why when he was running to his apartment were … Read more

Upcoming NAMI Newton Wellesley Events

Upcoming Events

Wed 20

Family Support Group – Wellesley

January 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Wellesley Hills MA
United States
Feb 09

Family Support Group – Newton

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Feb 17

Family Support Group – Wellesley

February 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Wellesley Hills MA
United States
Feb 23

NAMI NW Board of Directors Meeting

February 23 @ 6:30 am EST

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Helping Those In Need

NAMI started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979 has blossomed into the nation's leading voice on mental health. Today, we are an association of more than 500 local affiliates who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need.

Become a Member

Join NAMI Newton Wellesley and join a movement to inspire better lives for residents of the Greater Boston area who are affected by mental illness. With membership, you'll receive newsletters and updates on mental health news, you'll be able to engage in discussion groups, and you'll have the opportunity to support others who are affected by mental illness financially and emotionally.

Get Involved

Thank you for your generous tax-deductible donation. You are helping us provide support, education, and advocacy to thousands of people living with mental illness in Massachusetts.

Get In Touch

The families and members of NAMI Newton Wellesley are here to help! We offer understanding to anyone concerned about mental illnesses and the treatment of mental illness.