Mental Health Resource Guide: NAMI Arkansas

NAMI Arkansas is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to help people living with mental illness, their families, and the community. NAMI Arkansas operates a statewide organization providing and coordinating a network of local support groups providing support, education, and advocacy throughout the state.

Mission Statement
NAMI Arkansas offers support, education, and advocacy services dedicated to abundantly improving the lives of those affected by mental illness.

Vision Statement
NAMI Arkansas is dedicated to fulfilling the vision to achieve for persons living with mental illness and their families an environment that ensures quality, respect, equality, choices, acceptance, understanding, security and support.


  • Support Groups
  • Mental Health Education
  • Mental Health Crisis Support
  • Advocacy for those suffering from mental illness and their families and caregivers.
  • Toll Free Helpline: 800.844.0381


Buster Lackey Ph.D., LPC, LADAC
Executive Director

Mathew Pruss, Deputy Director

Michael Loya, MS
Chief Program Officer

Alicia Washington, Chief Chaos Coordinator

Elizabeth Helton, Office Liaison

Scott Rosenthal, Peer-to-Peer Support Specialist

1012 Autumn Road, Ste. 1
Little Rock

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