Our mission is to improve the quality of life for people with mental illness and their families through support, education, and advocacy. We are one of more than 1,100 local affiliates of the National Alliance on Mental Illness — focused directly on helping people in Multnomah County, Oregon.

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First Thursday
J Pepin Gallery
319 NW 9th in the Pearl
October 2, 2013  6-9pm


Join NAMI Multnomah and J Pepin Gallery during  First Thursday in October.

Pepin Art Gallery features contemporary artists who are reframing the perception of mental illness.  Along with their work, each artist shares their creative journey and how having a mental illness plays a role.

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, the J. Pepin Gallery will donate 10% of its proceeds during October to NAMI Multnomah.  In addition, Jennifer Pepin has created a beautiful original piece, donated to NAMI Multnomah to be raffled off.  All proceeds from the raffle will help raise money for our programs.

Enter to win this beautiful painting by Jennifer Pepin

$25 per raffle/buy 4 tickets, get one free!
You may purchase raffle tickets online here!
Or by calling 503-501-2360

Breaking Wave painting


 The drawing will take place at the J. Pepin Art Gallery on
Thursday, October, 30th at 2pm

Need not be present to win

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2015 Peer Support Specialist Training

January 12-16 (Jan training is full) | April 13-17
July 13-17 | October 19-23

Register Early!

Class size limited to 20 | Only 4 trainings each year

To register, call 503.228.5692
or email info@namimultnomah.org

Parenting phone support group


HR3717 and HR4574 are two bills currently in the House of Representatives that represent comprehensive legislation to improve mental health care in the United States.  We urge you to learn more about the bills and to contact your representatives to provide your support of both.

Our next Family to Family, Peer to Peer and Basics classes are coming up soon!  Call early, classes fill up fast!

All classes offered by NAMI Multnomah are offered free of charge, but preregistration is required. Please call our help line at 503-228-5692 with questions, to register or you can now register online.

Family to Family Classes

Thursday evenings in North Portland
Sept. 4 – Nov. 20
Saturday mornings in NE Portland
Sept. 6 – Nov. 22 (Class is full; taking names for waitlist only)
Tuesday evenings at the VA Medical Center
Sept. 9 – Dec. 9 (optional 13th week on PTSD)

Peer to Peer Recovery Education Class

Saturday mornings in NE Portland
(waitlist only – call to be placed on waitlist)
Sept. 20 – Nov. 22

Basics Class

Fall Session
Tuesday/Thursday evenings, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm,
October 21, 23, 28, 30 and November 4,6
Location to be Announced


NorthStar’s affiliation with Luke-Dorf, Inc.

NorthStar has the same location and great people but they are affiliated with Luke-Dorf, Inc.

For more information..

To see community partners… click here!

People with Mental Illness Enrich Our Lives

Abraham Lincoln ~ Catherine Zeta Jones ~ John Nash ~ Ernest Hemingway

Lionel Aldridge ~ Carrie Fisher ~ Ludwig van Beethoven ~ Patty Duke

Harrison Ford ~ Kurt Cobain ~ Vincent Van Gogh ~ Winston Churchill ~

Michelangelo ~ Charles Dickens ~ Brandon Marshall ~ Macy Gray ~ Patrick J. Kennedy


Contact Us

NAMI Multnomah
524 NE 52nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97213
Fax: 503.235.8959
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Monday - Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm