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.

Looking for support groups or classes?
Click on Calendar to see everything in one place.


Join NAMI Multnomah for the 2014 NAMIWalk Northwest

Sunday, May 18, 2014 on the Vera Katz Eastbank Esplanade (map)

We are getting closer to our goal!
Help us make a difference by donating, joining a team or becoming a team captain.  Through this walk we can promote greater mental health awareness and support NAMI Multnomah at the same time.  Registration is free and you will be walking in fabulous company.
To learn more, call Patty at 503.228.5692. You can register at 2014 NAMIWalk Northwest.

The New 2014 Mental Health Resource Guide is Available

For information about resources, treatment options, and support for individuals and families in Multnomah County living with mental illness.  For more information or a copy of the new Resource Guide see our Resource Guide page.

Thanks to a few of our supporters who help make the Resource Guide possible

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NAMI would like to inform you of the Department of Justice Agreement with the City of Portland and the City Police Department.  There will be a fairness hearing on February 18, 2014 at 9am at the Federal Courthouse.  See the letter here to Judge Michael Simon.

NAMI Multnomah advocates for stronger support for the Independent Police Review in this letter to the commissioners and mayor of Portland.  NAMI asks for procedures to properly investigate complaints by citizens regarding incidents with police officers and loved ones who are in a mental health crises.

Our next Family to Family and Peer to Peer 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
April 3 – June 19
(waitlist only – call to be placed on waitlist or request to be added to a Fall class)
Saturday mornings in NE Portland
April 5 – June 21
(Limited spaces available)

Peer to Peer Recovery Education Class
Saturday mornings in NE Portland
April 26 – June 28
(waitlist only – call to be placed on waitlist)

Saturday mornings in NE Portland
July 10 - September 11

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..

Our Community Partners — thank you for your support!

Family Care Swanson, Thomas, Coon & Newton Attorneys at Law

Western Psychological Counseling Services

Spirit Mountain Community Fund

To see more 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