Who NAMI Is?
NAMI Waco is a volunteer organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people affected by serious mental illness. We work to accomplish our mission by providing support and education to individuals and families, and the general public. We advocate for appropriate services and support research on mental illness. Our education classes, informational pamphlets, support groups, and all other material and services are available to everyone free of charge.
Sleeping to Learn
Research from the National Institute of Health (NIH) suggests that when you learn something new, the best way to remember it is to sleep on it. Sleeping helps strengthen memories you've formed throughout the day. It also helps to link new memories to older ones and increases the neuroplasticity of the brain. These tips may aid students and other learners:
Below are several local organizations professionally trained to help you or a loved one dealing with mental health issues. If you are concerned for you or a loved one's mental health, please contact one of the organizations below.