Community Voices


2019-2020 Stakeholder Survey for Families and Diverse Communities

Survey on experiences with Institution for Mental Disease (IMD) facilities

More Questions for the Community

When we share our stories and insights about mental health, we help reduce stigma and connect with others in our communities. Together, we can support one another and make a difference in the lives of our loved ones and communities.

Share Your Story

Are you living with a mental health condition or do you have a loved one living with one? Do you have a blog post or essay to share? Share your personal story for consideration.

Answer Our Online Questions

We regularly ask our community members to share their insights by answering our questions about mental health. Answer the latest question.

Other questions:

If you could go back in time, what would you tell your younger self?

Answer Questions on Our Principles of Support

For Mental Illness Awareness Month 2019, we posted questions based on the principles of support we share before NAMI support group meetings.

Answer our questions based on our principles we share before support group meetings.

Share Your Represent Recovery Content

We are looking for mental health-themed content from, for, and about members of diverse ethnic, LGBTQ+, and immigrant communities: raw personal stories, art and opinion pieces or event announcements, helpful articles and community resources. Find out more about our Represent Recovery campaign and submit content and inquiries to

Read Answers to Our Questions

What We’d Tell Our Younger Selves

Read NAMI California Interviews with Community Members and Leaders

Kimberly Warmsley: The private practice therapeutic provider and speaker on trauma healing at our 2019 Northern California Multicultural Symposium: “Team NAMI: Raising Voices” on Saturday, October 12.

More interviews coming soon!