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Lackawanna, Susquehanna and Wayne Counties' Voice on Mental Illness


NAMI Scranton & Northeast Region

Mental Health...It's OK to talk about it! BillboardNAMI is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses. NAMI is dedicated to the eradication of mental illnesses and to the improvement of the quality of life of all whose lives are affected by these diseases.

Annual Evening of Hope Hope Grows Here Poster for Evening of Hope

NAMI PA: Scranton & Northeast Region is pleased to unveil plans for the Seventh Annual Evening of Hope on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 6:00 PM at the DeNaples Center at the University of Scranton.

The event, which is open to the public, highlights local mental health issues and raises funds for mental health programs in our area. All proceeds go directly towards enhancing recovery for individuals living with mental illness. The event will highlight individuals advocating for quality mental health services in our area.

Dr Linda Thomas-Hemak headshotThe 2017 Honorary Chairperson is Linda Thomas-Hemak, MD, FACP, FAAP, President/CEO of The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education and The Wright Center for Primary Care.

For more information or to order your ticket(s) online, check out our News & Events page.


Upcoming Events

NAMI Scranton & Northeast Region Candlelight Vigil

To be held on October 6th at 6:30 PM at Lackawanna Count Courthouse Square, Scranton, PA

See our News & Events page for details!


Family to Family Education Program

Registration is now open for the NAMI PA Scranton & Northeast Region Family to Family Educaton Program

See our Training & Education page for details.


Support Group Meetings

Scranton Meetings are held in the Advocacy Alliance Media Center, 841 Jefferson Avenue in Scranton, on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month, from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.

For more upcoming events, check out our News & Events page.


Help Bring Hope and Recovery

NAMI stands at the forefront of supporting those whose lives have been affected by serious mental illness, and is leading the way in transforming America's mental health care system.

Your gift helps provide vital support, advocacy efforts, awareness events and program trainings for individuals with mental illness, and their families in the NEPA community.

Your financial support is essential to this ongoing movement.
Simply put, we cannot do it without you.

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For Donations in ‘Memory of…’ or ‘Honor of…’ please call the NAMI office at 570-342-1047.


Have you read any good books lately? Image of Book

Click here for a printable copy of a list of books that have proven to be helpful to many members of the NAMI PA Scranton support group who are looking for answers and assistance in dealing with mental illness as consumers and family members.