Join NAMI

Join NAMI of Butte County

We need your help to further support, educate and advocate for the mentally ill in our county. Consider joining the NAMI Butte County team by filling out the online membership application below.

  • Promoting quarterly guest speakers covering meaningful topics
  • Enhancing the NAMI Butte County website for community outreach and advocacy
  • Training more individuals for support groups
  • Increasing awareness through new media channels
  • Becoming a member of our Board

We hope you consider joining the NAMI Butte County Team. Your membership with NAMI Butte County actually provides you membership at 3 levels Рlocal, state and national.  There is a Membership Form for you to print, fill out and send to us at the bottom of this page.

NAMI Membership Levels

There are 3 levels of the NAMI organization:

LOCAL LEVEL: A portion of your yearly dues are shared with the national ($10.00) and state ($10.00) organizations (as an affiliate) with the remainder paying for local costs. Along with supporting the community your benefits as a local member include:

  • Voting privileges at the local level.
  • Local monthly newsletter / Various state & national periodicals.
  • Monthly meetings with focus on:
    • Legislative actions;
    • Education information concerning legal issues, hospitalization, advocacy, basic needs, and
    • special populations;
    • Help for families and consumers to access mental health services;
    • Law enforcement/forensic issues information & support.
  • Special projects at a local level.

STATE LEVEL: Check http://www.namicalifornia.org/ for information including:

  • State conferences featuring the latest efforts concerning advocacy, research, support, and education.

NATIONAL LEVEL: Check http://www.nami.org/ for information including:

  • Annual national convention: featuring nationally recognized researchers and policy makers. Topics focus on latest research on illnesses, medications, and public service systems.

To join NAMI Butte County, please fill out the MEMBERSHIP FORM and send it to us at: NAMI Butte County, PO Box 1364, Chico, CA 95927.

If you have any questions about membership, please contact us at (530) 894-8551 or (530) 343-7775 or via email cmphipps@csuchico.edu