National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), providing support and educational programs to individuals dealing with mental illness, to caregivers and families with children with mental illness. Providing Educational programs and support groups, with many local NAMI Affiliates, nationwide. The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health conditions, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance. The NAMI HelpLine: can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 am–6 pm, ET. 1- 800-950-NAMI (6264) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NAMI - WA. State: see https://www.nami.org/Local-NAMI?state=WA for a printable Washington NAMI State Organization and NAMI Affiliate Directory.
Seattle: Support group for Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transsexuals with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Partners and care providers are also welcome! Provides a safe environment to express your concerns, frustrations and the impact of MS on your life or on that of a loved one. Talk openly, freely about challenges and achievements. The group is called LGBT MS Connection and is now meeting at the Swedish Education & Conference Center, Cherry Hill Campus, James Tower, 550 17th Avenue, Seattle, Room E. Enter off 17th/Jefferson or 18th entrance; 1st floor. 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 6:30-8:00pm. For further information send an email.