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NAMI SEAZ

NAMI SEAZ raises community awareness and reduces stigma against those living with mental illness through the NAMI March each year - join us.

All of the programs and services are FREE to the community, regardless of a person's insurance coverage or financial situation.

NAMI SEAZ - You are not alone!

NAMI Southeastern AZ is an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. NAMI is the nation's largest grassroots metal health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected buy mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, support and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all those in need. Established in 1979, NAMI has grown to over 1,100 chapters nationwide.

NAME SEAZ has proudly served individuals affected by mental illness in the southeast corner of our state of Arizona for over 14 years! NAMI SEAZ is one of 10 chapters in Arizona, dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families impacted by conditions such as depression, anxiety, ADHD, PTSD, schizophrenia and other potentially disabling mental illnesses.

About NAMI SEAZ

NAMI SEAZ is a non-profit corporation affiliated with NAMI National and NAMI Arizona. NAMI SEAZ is one of ten NAMI chapters in Arizona. NAMI SEAZ serves Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, and Santa Cruz Counties. NAMI SEAZ was incorporated in June 2003 as a non-profit organization, and has obtained a 501c3 status with the IRS.

NAMI SEAZ’ corporate office is located at 4755 Campus Drive, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635.   Our web address is www.namiseaz.com e-mail namiseazinfo@gmail.org

NAMI SEAZ receives its support through fundraising activities, grants, private donations and membership dues.

NAMI SEAZ programs include: peer support, mental health training, advocacy, information & referral services, and a self-help library. All services are provided free of charge to the public.

 

Mission Statement

Bringing hope, support and encouragement to individuals and families impacted by mental illness, and raising mental health awareness in our communities.

 

Our services are designed to:

  • Acknowledge the intrinsic value of each person and their unique strengths and experiences:
  • Empower individuals and family members through peer-operated support, education and training opportunities;
  • Provide members access to resources that support recovery;
  • Promote recovery and reduce stigma and discrimination;
  • Increase public awareness and better understanding of brain based illnesses;
  • Carry out other charitable activities consistent with our mission and vision

Meet the Team

Our Board of Trustees is all volunteers. Only Executive Director is a paid position.

Livingston Sutro

President

Livy has been on the NAMI Board for over two years. Former Chief Adult Probation Office for Cochise County. Has a doctorate in anthropology from the U of Arizona. Became interested in mental health/illness when he worked as a counselor in the late 80's.

William Purciello

Vice President

Bill retired from the Federal Government in 2016 after 18 years of Civil Service.  He served as the Supervisory Education Specialist for the 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, 111th MI Brigade, US Army Intelligence Center for Excellence, Fort Huachuca, AZ.  He retired in 2010 from the US Army after 30 years of service as a Military Intelligence officer. Bill has a Master of Arts Degree in Educational Psychology.

Kelly Norris

Executive Director

I am a mother of 6 children, an avid reader and do it yourselfer.  I spent the last five years as a Library and Leisure services Director. I love to be out in the community and meet new people. If you ever see me, please stop and say Hi!

Next Steps...

Call us at: 520-459-3228

E-Mail:  namiseazinfo@gmail.com