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NAMI Oklahoma is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1985 by family members of people with mental illness. 


Today, NAMI Oklahoma has grown to include seven affiliates throughout the state that facilitate support groups, conduct education programs, and speak in the community to increase understanding and bring awareness to mental illness issues and to share the message that treatment can be effective. 


The mission of NAMI Oklahoma, in partnership with its affiliates, is to improve the quality of life for individuals and families affected by mental illness through support, education and advocacy.

Board of directors

Clark Grothe, President

Laressa Beliele, Ph.D, Vice President

Stephanie Stuckert, Secretary

Jim Orsi, Treasurer

Tom Anderson

James Bridwell

Michelle Britten

Samuel Hewes

Shar'dae Ihekona

Frances Kersey

Karla Kirby

Monica McFarlin

Sanaria Okongor

Jayne Van Bramer

Kelly Willingham

Valencia Wilson


Have questions? Contact us.

3812 N. Santa Fe, Suite 305

Oklahoma City, OK 73118


Toll Free Helpline: 1-800-583-1264 

M-F 9a.m.- 4p.m.

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