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Jul 10, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Mental Illness: NAMI Report Deplores 80 Percent Unemployment Rate; State Rates and Ranks Listed--Model Legislation Proposed

One of the best steps in recovery from mental illness is a job, but the national unemployment rate for individuals receiving public mental health...

May 27, 2014, 22:34 ET
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NAMI Statement: The Santa Barbara Tragedy; What Can Communities and Families Do?

 Mary Giliberti, Executive Director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has issued the following statement about the May 23...

Apr 29, 2014, 09:56 ET
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NAMI Calls on Congress to Promote Nationwide Expansion of Police Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT)

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is calling for nationwide expansion of Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT) to reduce fatal events...

Apr 24, 2014, 15:40 ET
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NAMI Honors Exemplary Psychiatrists for Inspirational Work in the Mental Health Field

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will honor 23 doctors as Exemplary Psychiatrists at the American Psychiatric Association's (APA)...

Apr 04, 2014, 12:45 ET
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NAMI Statement: The Fort Hood Tragedy

Mary Giliberti, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has issued the following statement: "NAMI shares the nation's...

Mar 27, 2014, 11:30 ET
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NAMI Orange County Joins with Saddleback Church and Catholic Diocese to Bring Together Experts for Mental Health Education--Event Has National Significance

 NAMI Orange County, the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has joined with the Saddleback Church and the Roman...

Mar 27, 2014, 10:00 ET
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NAMI Joins with Saddleback Church and Catholic Diocese to Bring Together Religious Leaders and Health Experts for Mental Health Education--Event Has National Significance

 The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today characterized as "nationally significant" the major "Gathering on Mental Health and the...

Mar 26, 2014, 10:15 ET
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NAMI Calls Mental Health Crisis a "Double Whammy," Shortages Exist for Both Beds and Services

Mary Giliberti, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offered the following statement in conjunction with a House of...

Mar 10, 2014, 15:51 ET
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NAMI Celebrates Victory in Preserving Medicare Part D Access to Psychiatric Medications

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today issued the following statement by NAMI Executive Director Mary Giliberti in response to the...

Feb 07, 2014, 13:38 ET

Children's Mental Health Advocates Speak Out On Stunning Golden Valley City Council Decision To Vote Down Approval For Day Treatment Program For Children With Mental Illnesses

  Who: National  Alliance on Mental Illness of Minnesota (NAMI Minnesota) and Lifespan of Minnesota, a local organization that runs a Day...

Dec 18, 2013, 09:48 ET
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NAMI Homefront: Education and Support Initiative Will Help Families of Military Service Members and Veterans Who Confront Mental Health Challenges

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is launching a new program to provide education and support to families of Military Service Members...

Dec 04, 2013, 11:24 ET
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NAMI Names Mary Giliberti as New Executive Director

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Giliberti as the new Executive Director of the...

Nov 21, 2013, 12:15 ET
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Sandy Hook Tragedy Anniversary: NAMI Website Resources are Now Available, including State Legislation Report 2013 on Mental Health Responses

 The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has opened a special website www.nami.org/sandyhook for reporters working on stories related...

Nov 20, 2013, 09:00 ET
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"NAMI Ending the Silence" is a national mental health education program for high school students, based on real-life experiences

 The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has launched a new national program to educate high school students about mental...

Nov 08, 2013, 13:20 ET
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Celebrate! Final Parity Regulations under Mental Health Care Law are a "Crowning Achievement" in Ending Insurance Discrimination; Statement of National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

NAMI Executive Director Michael J. Fitzpatrick issued the following statement on behalf of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation's...

Nov 07, 2013, 13:08 ET
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NAMI Offers Toolkit to College Students, Faculty, Coaches for Mental Health Education on Campus

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is offering college students and others free tools to increase mental health education on college...

Oct 10, 2013, 15:32 ET
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NAMI Applauds NFL's Brandon Marshall for Wearing Pink and Green in Game between Chicago Bears and New York Giants

Michael J. Fitzpatrick, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has released the following statement about Brandon...

Sep 19, 2013, 15:28 ET
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Navy Shipyard Tragedy: NAMI Calls on Congress for Immediate Action on Mental Health Legislation

 In the wake of the Navy Yard tragedy, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has called on the President and Congress to act...

Sep 17, 2013, 14:49 ET
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The Navy Yard Tragedy: Mental Health Concerns

 Michael J. Fitzpatrick, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) released the following statement concerning...

Sep 05, 2013, 10:36 ET
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NAMI Wins National Honor for "You Are Not Alone" Public Education Campaign on Mental Illness

 The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has won national recognition for its "You Are Not Alone" public education campaign. PR...

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