Unless otherwise scheduled, NAMI VU meets for:

Educational meetings - 3rd Wednesdays, Sept - April

Support group meetings - 1st Wednesdays, year round

All NAMI Vanderbilt meetings are held at the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH).

Building / Facility - Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital: 1601 23rd Ave. S.




NAMI Hearts and Minds

What can NAMI Vanderbilt do?
**Please let Carly Enders (carolyn.enders@vanderbilt.edu) know if you are interested in leading and/or participating in one of these activities or have any other suggestions on how to promote wellness through our affiliate!

  • Weekly walking group?
  • List of inexpensive exercise options in community?
  • Nutritionist guest speaker?
  • Quit smoking club?
  • Healthy recipe exchange?



NAMI Launches Social Networking Site
for Young Adults: StrengthOfUs.org


The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has launched StrengthofUs.org, a new online community where young adults living with mental health concerns can provide mutual support in navigating unique challenges and opportunities during the critical transition years from ages 18 to 25.

Developed by young adults, StrengthofUs.org is a user-driven social networking community where members can connect with peers, share personal stories, creativity and helpful resources by writing and responding to blog entries, engaging in discussion groups and sharing videos, photos and other news.

The site offers resources on issues important to young adults, including:
  • Healthy relationships
  • Family and friends
  • Campus life
  • Independent living
  • Finances
  • Employment
  • Housing
  • Mental health issues