An Affiliate of NAMI Maine serving Cumberland County
"Not all wounds are so visible. Walk gently in the lives of others."
NAMI Portland is a registered nonprofit affiliated with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and NAMI Maine. We are an entirely volunteer-run organization serving Portland and Cumberland County.
Through a variety of support groups, educational programs, and community events, we advocate for lives of quality and dignity, an end to discrimination and stigma, and better understanding of all those affected by mental illness.
Board of Directors
Michael DuBose President
Wayne Story Treasurer
Lida Holst Secretary
- Support Groups in Cumberland County
- Family Support Groups for family and friends of a person living with a mental health challenge
- Connection Recovery Support Group for individuals living with a mental health challenge (peers)
- Community outreach
- Information and resource material
Check the NAMI Maine Calendar for special events in the area
Holiday and Weather Cancellation Policy:
Support Groups and Speakers Meetings do not meet on Christmas Eve, New Years Eve, Federal Holidays,
or when USM cancels classes due to weather. The USM storm line is (207) 780-4800.
For more information about NAMI Portland contact:
Mike DuBose at (703) 966-8875.
IF IN CRISIS call the statewide Crisis Intervention Hotline: (888) 568-1112 (available 24/7).
NOW AVAILABLE: Mental Health Crisis Services in Cumberland County. A 4-page pamphlet on mental health services in the area.
Interested in volunteering with NAMI Portland?
Contact NAMI Portland with a brief description of your interest and approximate availability.
Join NAMI Portland today! For no more than 10 cents a day, you can become a member of NAMI Portland and begin receiving its monthly newsletter which lists all events and groups. You automatically become a member of both NAMI Maine and the national NAMI organization.