About NAMI Topeka

 

NAMI Topeka is a non-profit organization that helps individuals, families, and loved ones understand mental illness and build a community that helps start and enhance the process of recovery. 

 

  • With our affiliates, we provide programs of education, support, and advocacy for people living with mental illness, their families and friends. See our listing of affiliates and support groups, their contact information and meeting schedules at the bottom of this page. Group information is subject to change. Contact the local group or NAMI Kansas by phone or e-mail to verify the current meeting schedule.

  • We advocate for improved community-based care for people with mental illness, such as improved access to medication, housing, and supported employment.

  • We work to improve institutions and organizations in Topeka, Kansas that serve people with mental illness.

  • We help show the importance of funding research on mental illness.

  • We provide free education programs to the community regarding mental illness and its treatment.

  • We advocate to eliminate discrimination and stigma against people with mental illness.

  • Most NAMI activities are free of charge. You do not need to be a member to participate. But your membership and your contributions make NAMI stronger and better able to accomplish our important mission.

 

 

 

 

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About Us

Meet our Board Of Directors

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Nicole Passafume

President 

Topeka

 

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Heather Elliott

Vice-President 

Topeka

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Jessica Harvey

Secretary

Topeka

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Kathy Kufahl

Treasurer

Topeka

 

Baylee Wolf

NAMI on Campus 

 

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Baylee Wolf

NAMI on Campus 

Representative

 

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Dennis Bosley

CIT Liaison

 

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Marilyn Rowland

Member at Large

 

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Susan Wallace

Member at Large

 

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Kim Gaston-Williams

Member at Large

 

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Lilliana De La Cruz

Member at Large