Recently, Prevent Suicide Manitowoc County merged with NAMI Manitowoc County (National Alliance on Mental Illness).
Both boards of directors strongly believe that a collaboration of local mental health organizations will best address the needs of the people of Manitowoc County. The missions of both organizations are similar. Combining Prevent Suicide Manitowoc County’s local community impact and NAMI Manitowoc County’s national reach and evidenced-based programming will best serve our local community.
Efforts in addressing the causes of suicide are complex and diversified, requiring a complex and diversified prevention efforts. NAMI Manitowoc County www.namimanitowoccouty.org offers the evidence-based resources required to make progress in reducing the number of suicides in our community.
Funds previously donated to Prevent Suicide Manitowoc County will be prudently invested into mental health programs that can reduce suicide. Funds donated and restricted to suicide prevention efforts, including those donated to veterans causes, continue to be earmarked for those specific efforts. As a professional non-profit organization, NAMI Manitowoc County strictly follows the best practice of transparency. NAMI’s financials are available by request.