The Area’s Voice on Mental Wellness & Recovery


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What is NAMI Joplin?


NAMI-Joplin is a grassroots, non-profit organization dedicated to providing compassionate programs that support and service individuals and family members impacted by anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, personality, mood and behavioral disorders, and schizophrenia.


Our services include support groups, education classes, a toll-free Peer Support Warm Line and other activities provided in order to help individuals work toward wellness and recovery. For information about all NAMI-Joplin services, you may contact 417-781-6264. Collectively, we are the area's voice for mental wellness.


NAMI-Joplin is the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, located in Joplin, Missouri.

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Office Hours

Mon., 4-6 p.m.                     

Tue.,   6:00-8:00 p.m.  

M-F.....8-5 pm (by phone)

Support Groups (FREE)
  • Connections: Tue's, 6:30-8:00 PM

        In-Person & virtual. To join virtually:               call ​417-781-6264 or email                       to receive     

        ZOOM link.

  • Family Support Group Meeting
    Monthly–1st Mondays @ 6:30–8:00 pm 
    Facilitated by: Kelly Kellenberger and Angie Acree. For ZOOM meeting link email:

  • Creative Wellness Art Group​​

       Each Monday from 4-6 PM. ​In-person


 Happening NOW:

Family to Family Education Class


       Free 8-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people with mental health conditions. It is a designated evidenced-based program. This means that research shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of the people closest to a person with a mental health condition.


 To register: please contact NAMI-Joplin at 417-781-6264 or email:


        Every week on Sat, until Dec 19, 2020

        Oct 31, 2020 01:00 PM

        Nov 7, 2020 01:00 PM

        Nov 14, 2020 01:00 PM

        Nov 21, 2020 01:00 PM

        Nov 28, 2020 01:00 PM

        Dec 5, 2020 01:00 PM

        Dec 12, 2020 01:00 PM

        Dec 19, 2020 01:00 PM

Peer Support Warm Line

The Peer Support Warm Line is available Monday through Friday 9:30 am – 10:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am – 3:30 p.m. and Sunday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm


You can reach the Warm Line toll-free at 1-877-535-4357

 Coming Soon:

NAMI Basics Education Class



Free 6-session education program for parents/caregivers of children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral difficulties. The program is taught by trained peer instructors who are also the parents or family caregivers of individuals who experienced emotional or behavioral difficulties prior to age 13. 

Next class starting date will be coming soon.

 To register: please contact NAMI-Joplin at 417-781-6264 or email:



Annual Meeting 2020

Friday Dec. 11 at 6:00 PM

@ Impact Church

2231 Annie Baxter Ave, Joplin, MO 64801

Bring covered dish, $5 non-gender gift


or 417-781-6264

Masks & social distancing required.

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