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The National Directory of
Family-Run & Youth-Guided Organizations
for Children’s Behavioral Health

National Alliance on Mental Illness Lee County

Mailing Address:
2789 Ortiz Ave.
Fort Myers, FL 33905

Phone: 239-278-0981
Fax: 239-278-9051

Contact Person: Elizabeth Givens

Email:

Web Site: http://www.namilee.nami.org

Population Served:
Mental Illness/Mental Health

Mission:
To improve the lives of those living with severe and persistent mental illnesses and their families

Description:
This organization is a local chapter of the National organization of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) and serves Lee County and surrounding areas.

Organization role:
• Provide family to family or youth to youth support on an individual family or youth level (e.g., peer-to-peer, family support partners, parent navigators)
• Provide education to families or youth on issues of interest
• Provide training and presentations to system of care/child serving agencies or community
• Participate in child serving system/system of care policy-making and leadership groups
• Provide advocacy

Organization type:
• A local family-run chapter of a national or statewide organization

Region(s) served:
• Local

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