NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

NAMI South Dakota

NAMI South Dakota was founded in 1987. It is a non-profit organization dedicated to carrying out the mission to improve the lives of persons affected by mental illness.

The Mission of NAMI South Dakota is to provide educationsupport, and advocacy for individuals and families impacted by mental illness.

NAMI Brookings, SD

NAMI Brookings meets on the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in either the private dining room or one of the conference rooms at:

Brookings Hospital
300 22nd Avenue
Brookings, SD

Mental Health Taskforce in Brookings, SD City and County

The City of Brookings, Brookings County, and the Brookings School District have a long history of collaboration and cooperation, and are committed to a high quality of life for all. The purpose of the Task Force on Mental Illness is to complete a comprehensive needs assessment, create a roadmap of services currently available to the mentally ill, and to propose improvements to the current services available to people with mental health issues in our community.

Independent Living Choices

Independent Living Choices was established in 1982 as a 501(c)(3) private, non-profit, organization.
The founders believed in the human value, contribution, and spirit of people who have significant disabilities. They believed that all people regardless of disability should have the right to determine how and where they want to live.
The Center was established to provide basic skills so many of us take for granted: to take care of our own needs and to make our own be independent.

Music Therapy Empowers

Music therapy is the use of music interventions by a Board-Certified professional who has completed an accredited program to achieve communication, social, physical, cognitive and emotional goals. Kristina targets non-musical goals through specialized music interventions.