NAMI Montana is the Montana chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots organization for people with mental illnesses and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has affiliates in every state and in more than 1,100 local communities across the country.
NAMI Montana supports, educates, and advocates for Montanans with severe mental illnesses and their families. NAMI Montana has has over 400 members and growing. Our affiliates are located in Billings, Bozeman, Bitterroot, Great Falls, Havre, Helena, Kalispell, Lewistown, and Missoula.
We are a tax-exempt charity and you can find a copy of our most recent Form 990 Tax Statement here.
NAMI Montana is carried by our volunteers, but we also have two staff members, Matt Kuntz and Colleen Rahn.
Meet Our Team
Since June of 2008, Matt has led the National Alliance on Mental Illness for Montana (NAMI Montana) to support, educate, and advocate for all Montanans suffering from serious mental illness and their families.
Since April 2015 Colleen has worked with NAMI Montana as the Education Director. As the Education Director, she is tasked with bringing NAMI‘s signature education programs for peers and families to communities across Montana.