The National Alliance on Mental Illness has several chapters in the Rochester Diocese for individuals and families affected by mental illness. NAMI offers support groups, meetings, advocacy, education, newsletters, calendars of events and related links.
Regional NAMI outlets are:
NAMI Rochester (includes a Wayne County satellite group)
NAMI Finger Lakes (Ithaca area)
NAMI of Chemung & Steuben Counties
NAMI of Ontario, Seneca & Yates Counties
NAMI of Cayuga County
Additionally, NAMI FaithNet is a network highlighting the role of religious communities in supporting the mentally ill. Another faith-related outlet is the National Catholic Partnership on Disability’s Council on Mental Illness.