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Affiliate and Program Leadership

Getting Started

For information about starting a local NAMI Affiliate, leading a NAMI Support Group, teaching a Family to Family class, becoming an In Our Own Voice Presenter, or becoming a trained NAMI Advocate, contact us. We can help connect and train you.

Affiliation with NAMI National

For Affiliates going through the affiliation or re-affiliation process in 2014-2015, contact Josh Sprunger with questions at jsprunger@namiindiana.org.

Start by downloading the NAMI Indiana Re-Affiliation Kickoff Presentation (PowerPoint, below) and Better Together: NAMI Affiliate Handbook Volume 1 (PDF, below).

Affiliate Leaders and Re-affiliation Key Contacts, please join our new Monthly Re-affiliation Conference Call, to be held the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The calls will break down the re-affiliation process into twelve steps. Email Josh Sprunger to be added to this call list.


August 20
September 17
October 15
November 19
December 17
January 21, 2015
February 18
March 18
April 15
May 20
June 17
July 15

Also, explore the NAMI National website for Re-affiliation. Click here. You'll find resources, templates, and Frequently-Asked-Questions about what it takes to officially become a NAMI Affiliate.


Barbara Thompson,
Aug 20, 2014, 1:54 PM
Barbara Thompson,
Aug 20, 2014, 1:26 PM