NAMI Sauk Area is dedicated to improving the lives of those with a mental illness and to offer support to those individuals & their families. NAMI Sauk Area provides support for families by: -Education and information about mental illness, and various treatments available. -Opportunities for interaction with others experiencing similar problems. -Public education to reduce and eliminate discrimination and the stigma of mental illness. -An awareness and involvement in pertinent legislation at all levels of government. -Public education to enhance better understanding and respect for those who are mentally ill and their families. -Research information, and information about new medications as it becomes available.