National Alliance on Mental Illness, Block Island: NAMI BI
Mission Statement: NAMI BLOCK ISLAND is a nonprofit organization whose purposes are to bring mental health services to the island, to educate the public about mental illness in order to reduce stigma, and to provide support for families of persons with mental illness.
Oficially, from the state of RI as a “Domestic Non-Profit Corporation” and from the federal government as a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization: NAMI Block Island, Inc.
Board of Directors:
President: Jim Hinthorn
Vice-President: Kristin Baumann
Treasurer: Pat Tengwall
Secretary: Elspeth Crawford
Directors: Beth Gaffett Tengwall, Gloria Redlich, Socha Cohen, Jill Seppa, Alison Warfel, Will Young, Kyra Ernst, Tracy Fredericks (case manager, 207-229-6349.)
Contact with any director can be made through the BI phone directory or call 401-862-3638.