The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill is a grassroots support and advocacy group for the mentally ill and their families. This record group focuses on the NAMI Michigan and NAMI Lansing chapters of the national organization. Records in this collection include annual reports, bylaws, meeting minutes and agendas, correspondence, event materials, educational and advocacy program materials, brochures, newspapers, newsletters, resource guides, and various other printed materials.
The records of NAMI Michigan and NAMI Lansing document the dedicated efforts of the two groups in providing support, education, advocacy, and research for the mentally ill and their families. The primary focus of their work has evolved into building a community for all those affected by mental illness. Materials include reports, board meeting minutes, correspondence, information about events and publications.
The series in the record group are: Administrative Files, Correspondence, Events, Programs, Publications, and Miscellaneous.