Our mission is to build communities of recovery and hope by educating, supporting, and advocating for individuals affected by mental illness and their families.
NAMI Colorado is dedicated to building better lives for the One Million plus Coloradans and their families who are affected by any number of mental illnesses - schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, PTSD,
obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline personality disorder, panic disorder and others.
For resources and help, contact our Helpline at 303-321-3104.
NAMI Colorado Law Line Offers Free Limited Legal Advice
NAMI Colorado’s Law Line provides free limited legal information and advice to persons contacting NAMI Colorado seeking such legal information and advice on issues related to mental health law and issues directly affecting persons who have a mental illness and their families and loved ones.
The person contacting NAMI Colorado to access the Law Line must be a person living with mental illness, or a family member, loved one, or friend of a person living with a mental illness. Confidentiality will be maintained throughout the process.
The Law Line consists of volunteer licensed Colorado attorneys who are knowledgeable in the following targeted areas:
- Involuntary Civil Commitment Law
- Criminal Cases involving persons living with mental illness
- Trust and Estate Law, Special Needs Planning, Guardianships and Conservatorships, Medicaid
- Immigration Law
- Family Law
- Special Education
- Employment Law
NOTE: One of the targeted areas must directly affect a person with mental illness.
For more information or to be referred to an attorney please call NAMI Colorado at 303-321-3104.
NAMI Colorado is affiliated with the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) national organization. Additional information at www.nami.org
FREE EDUCATIONAL CLASSES
NAMI Colorado offers classes to educate both individuals and families on mental health conditions.
NAMI Colorado offers support groups to both family members and individuals affected by mental illness.
NAMI Colorado tracks the progress of legislative initiatives that impact mental health in Colorado.