National Alliance on Mental Illness - Washington Coast Affiliate supports those working towards mental wellness, their families and friends, advocates for mental health at local, state, and national levels, and hosts community mental health education programs.
In Crisis: Grays Harbor Crisis Center 615 8th Street, Hoquiam, WA 98550 1-800-685-6556 360-532-4357
Cast from shackles which bound  them, this bell shall ring out hope  for the mentally ill and victory  over   mental illness. -Inscription on Mental Health Bell
Mental Illness Touches Everyone So Dark & Deep: A Story of Mental Illness It hits you all of a sudden. It’s the middle of the day, you’re surrounded by friends and the sun is out. But something isn’t right. There is this feeling, a very uncomfortable feeling in your mind, in the pit of your stomach. You want to leave and go somewhere that is quiet and dark. You are being consumed. Consumed by your own thoughts. So dark and so horrid, you are afraid. It’s wrecking you from the inside out. But what can you do? Suffer? That’s what many of us do and did. But sometimes the suffering gets too much. You can’t handle the darkness that’s pulling you into an eternal abyss and you decide that only way to stop the darkness is to join it. You take your own life. Suicide. Simple as that. The rest of the story:
NAMI Washington Coast PO Box 153 Aberdeen, W 98520 360-533-9888 nami@nami-wacoast.org www.nami-wacoast.org
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Mental Health Support Group every Friday 1:00 PM  Family Support Group, Every Wednesday, 5:30 PM Shoppes By the River Suite 340, next to food court, (South Shore Mall)  Our Funders - Thank You for your support Grays Harbor Community Foundation Seabrook Foundation