NAMI of Lorain County is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families and friends of people with mental illness.  Local volunteers participate to provide education and support, combat stigma, advocate for adequate health insurance, housing, rehabilitation, and jobs for people with mental illness and their families.

As a successful grassroots organization advocating for mental health issues, NAMI of Lorain County ensures that the voices of individual with mental illness and their families are represented in places where decisions are made.