Join us on November 6th for NAMI Seattle’s second annual Day of Hope to celebrate that recovery is both possible and beautiful.

Day of Hope is a free virtual event with drop-in sessions, featuring NAMI members speaking about their lived experiences with mental illness, presentations, discussions, and plenty of meetups to build community and connect with the NAMI Seattle team. Program and meetup specifics coming soon! Register below.

We hope to see you there. 


The NAMI Seattle Team

Date: Sunday, November 6th, 2022

Time: 9:30am – 1:30pm

Location: Zoom


A Token of Love

Share a Token of Love of someone you wish to remember or honor. You can send a picture to NAMI Seattle of someone or something that reminds you of a loved one who is no longer with us, or who is struggling with mental illness now. Please specify if your photo is in memory of a loved one or in honor of someone currently in your life. The photos, along with any captions you wish to be displayed, will be presented as part of a slideshow for NAMI Seattle’s “Day of Hope” web event. Photos and tributes can be emailed to:


9:30-10:00 Welcome & Token of Love slideshow

Welcome by our new Executive Director, Paul Getzel

10:00-10:50 Centering Identity, Faith & Culture in Mental Health Supports

Duniya Lang presenting on the Somali Reconciliation Project

11:00-11:30 Meetups

Meet and chat with the NAMI Seattle Team

Meet and chat with peers living with mental health conditions

Meet and chat with other folx who have loved ones living with mental health conditions

11:40-12:50 In Our Own Voice presentation

Presentation provides a personal perspective of mental health conditions, as leaders with lived experience talk openly about what it’s like to have a mental health condition

1:00-1:30 NAMI Seattle Resources & Closing

Book Release information for our updated “Roadmap to Mental Health, Navigating the System in Puget Sound” and how to connect with resources and use NAMI Seattle’s Helpline

Event Translation

A note for our Spanish-speaking community members: we apologize that we unfortunately were unable to coordinate Spanish captioning for this event. However, we are planning to include Spanish captioning/translation at all of our community events starting in 2023.

Una nota para nuestros miembros de la comunidad de habla hispana: Lamentamos que lamentablemente no pudimos coordinar los subtítulos en español para este evento. Sin embargo, planeamos incluir subtítulos/traducción en español en todos nuestros eventos comunitarios a partir de 2023.