Nami Ventura County – The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Ventura County is an affiliate of the largest grass-roots organization in the US, providing advocacy, education, and support for families dealing with mental health challenges. The mission of NAMI Ventura County is to provide emotional support, education and resources for families affected by mental illness. Through community collaboration and education, we advocate for a life of quality and dignity—one without discrimination—for all people affected by this illness.