NAMIWalks Central Oregon - Mental Health for All - Register Now at - Saturday, May 20, 2023, 9:00 am - Dry Canyon Trail at American Legion Community Park
Learn About NAMIWalks Central Oregon

NAMIWalks Central Oregon

Saturday, May 20, 2023
9 to 11 AM
Dry Canyon Trail
American Legion Community Park
850 SW Rimrock Way
Redmond, OR 97756

Join Us to Make the Event a Success

Enjoy the festivities at the American Legion Park. Get some exercise and walk with us on Dry Canyon Trail. Do you enjoy competing on a team? You can join a NAMIWalks team or start your own team. Please sign up or donate to support the work we do at!

Volunteer for the Event

Interested in volunteering on the day of the event? Please fill out our Volunteer Application and email it to Thank you!

Help Us Provide Free Mental Health Support

Proceeds help us provide FREE community mental health education, support, and advocacy programs for families and individuals impacted by mental health conditions, as well as training and presentations for the schools, workplaces, faith communities, and neighborhoods that support them.

NAMI Gather – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays

NAMI Gather

Connect. Community. Fun!

Please join us for our new semi-monthly NAMI Gather Meetup!

Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month we will meet up for a fun, supportive gathering at 5:30 pm.

  • When: 1st & 3rd Tuesdays
  • Time: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
  • Where: Old Mill District
    450 SW Powerhouse Dr
    Bend, OR
  • Find the latest event information on our Event Calendar, Facebook, &

Everyone is Welcome!

Have an idea for a meetup? Email with your suggestions.

Be sure to follow us on Facebook or for event information.

Photo from our January 28th Special Event snowshoeing on Mt. Bachelor!

Online Family and Peer Support Groups

NAMI Central Oregon’s Family Support Groups and Connection Peer Support Group are currently meeting online.

Family Support Groups

Connection Peer Support Group

  • Mondays, 7-9 PM via Zoom
  • Open to adults 18 and older in Deschutes, Crook, and Jefferson Counties who live with mental health conditions
  • To register, call NAMI Oregon at 503-230-8009

NAMI Oregon Support Groups

We will let you know when in-person support groups start meeting again.

Compassion Committee

NAMI Central Oregon Compassion Committee volunteers are all living with mental health issues, either with loved ones or themselves.

The Compassion Committee offers Central Oregon resource referrals for people seeking help for their loved ones or for themselves.

Grupo de Apoyo para Padres en Español de NAMI – Spanish Parent Support Group

Grupo de Apoyo Para Padres

NAMI Multnomah se ofrece un grupo de apoyo en español para padres o cuidadores de jovenes con barreras de salad mental. Este grupo se reúne mensualmente y en línea por Zoom.  

Un grupo de apoyo gratuito para padres, familiares y cuidadores que crían niños/adolescentes (0-18) que tienen dificultades de salud mental.

  • Horario: 3er jueves de cada mes
  • Hora: 12:15 – 1:30 PM
  • Localización: En línea vía Zoom
  • Registrar Aquí  

Para cualquier pregunta, envíe correo electrónico o llame a JoLynn Thompson al 503-969-6650.

Folleto de Grupo de Apoyo Para Padres

Spanish Parent Support Group

NAMI Multnomah is offering a new monthly Spanish Parent Support Group, which meets on the third Thursday of each month from 12:15 to 1:30 PM via Zoom. 

Spanish Parent Support Group Flyer

Youth & Young Adult Resources

NAMI Central Oregon Youth Resources lists local Central Oregon resources.

NAMI Ending the Silence is a mental health presentation for middle or high school classrooms or groups.

NAMI Youth and Young Adult Resources

  • Practical materials for parents, educators, teens, and young adults, available in English and Spanish
  • The downloadable Meet Little Monster coloring and activity book, available in English and Spanish, for young children
  • Let’s Talk About Mental Illness is a new fun and engaging video made for elementary age kids to start the conversation about mental illness! 
  • The new Mental Health College Guide, made in partnership with the Jed Foundation and accessible in English and Spanish
  • NAMI Basics, an education class for parents and caregivers concerned about their children’s mental health…and more!

NAMI is committed to supporting kids and those who take care of them, at home and at school. We hope these resources help you.

Ending the Silence Presenters Needed

We Need Your Help!

Our youth are faced with mental health challenges now more than ever.

We have the opportunity to bring NAMI’s nationally recognized program, Ending the Silence, back into our schools, but we cannot do this without the help of our community.

Are you between the ages of 18-35 living successfully with a diagnosed mental health condition?

If so, we would like to hear from you! Please fill out our Volunteer Application and email it to

Be sure to let us know on the application and email that you’re interested in Ending the Silence.

Through dialogue, we join the movement to end stigma!

Become a Program Leader

2023 Program Leader Trainings

August 26 & 27: Family-to-Family Teacher Training – Application and Schedule

Learn more here:

Don’t see a training you’re interested in? Contact us at to find another training for you.

Become a Board Member

Do you have lived experience with mental health conditions as a peer or loved one, or do you just have a passion to help others in your community with mental health? If so, we are looking for you!

NAMI Central Oregon is currently recruiting operational board members to help grow our organization within the Central Oregon region.

We are looking for dedicated individuals with all types of skill sets, looking to fill the need on a fun, passionate, and working board.

Job Description

If you are interested, please fill out our Volunteer Application and email it to

Please let us know on your application and email that you’re interested in becoming a Board Member.

Thank you!