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Jul 03, 2020, 09:00 ET NAMICon 2020: Free Virtual Event on July 13-14

NAMICon 2020, one of the nation's largest gathering of mental health advocates, will be virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, NAMICon...


Jul 01, 2020, 09:00 ET This Minority Mental Health Month, NAMI is Raising Awareness About Mental Health in Underrepresented Communities

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, has the goal of raising awareness about mental health care in underrepresented communities. Our...


May 27, 2020, 09:00 ET In Support of Your Local NAMI, Join Us for a Virtual Event on May 30

Every year, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and its state and local affiliates come together through NAMIWalks to raise mental health...


May 01, 2020, 11:22 ET This Mental Health Month NAMI Spreads Message: You Are Not Alone

This May for Mental Health Month, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is raising awareness and highlighting that no one experiencing a...


Apr 22, 2020, 09:00 ET NAMI Publica Guía en Español de Recursos para la Salud Mental Durante COVID-19

Hoy, NAMI, la National Alliance on Mental Illness, la organización comunitaria de salud mental más grande de la nación, publicó la edición en español ...


Apr 22, 2020, 09:00 ET NAMI Releases Spanish-language COVID-19 Mental Health Resource Guide

Today the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization, released the Spanish-language...


Dec 18, 2019, 13:00 ET NAMI Board Of Directors Names Daniel H. Gillison, Jr. As New Chief Executive

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the...


Nov 07, 2019, 13:25 ET "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" Auction Proceeds to Benefit the National Alliance on Mental Illness

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) announces that Rachel Bloom, creator and star of the hit television show "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," is...


Oct 01, 2019, 09:00 ET NAMI Releases First Free Online Class for Parents of Children with Mental Illness

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today announced the release of a free online education course, NAMI Basics OnDemand. The new class...


Apr 30, 2019, 14:08 ET This Mental Health Month NAMI Answers the Question "WhyCare?" About Mental Health

During the month of May NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will launch the WhyCare? awareness campaign for Mental Health Month. The...


Mar 13, 2019, 16:00 ET NAMI Applauds the Introduction of the Commander John Scott Hannon VA Mental Health Improvement Act of 2019

Landmark legislation was introduced in the U.S. Senate today to help reduce veteran suicides and improve mental health outcomes by implementing...


Jun 13, 2018, 09:00 ET Mental Health Parity at Risk

Today, NAMI released a report highlighting the impossible barriers millions of Americans living with mental health and substance use disorders faced...


May 01, 2018, 10:24 ET There is a virus spreading across the country. It's stigma. Do you have it?

During the month of May, NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will observe Mental Health Month to raise awareness of mental illness. One in ...


Jul 13, 2017, 16:04 ET NAMI Statement on the Revised "Better Care Reconciliation Act"

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is deeply disappointed that the revised Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), released today retains...


Jun 26, 2017, 11:00 ET Tipper Gore Funds National Expansion of National Alliance on Mental Illness' Flagship Teen Program

Today, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) announced the nationwide expansion of their flagship teen program, Ending the Silence, due to a ...


Jun 20, 2017, 14:52 ET National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Announces Annual Convention Highlights

1000+ individuals and family members affected by mental illness will be on Capitol Hill on June 29 visiting with Members of Congress to voice support ...


May 25, 2017, 17:34 ET New CBO Score on AHCA Confirms Devastating Losses to Mental Health System

Today, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) noted that the newly released Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score confirms devastating...


May 17, 2017, 10:16 ET NAMI Releases Video Series On College And Mental Health

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, has released a new video series aimed at helping college bound students and their families talk about...


May 01, 2017, 11:03 ET NAMI Celebrates Mental Health Month

This month, NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will observe Mental Health Month to raise awareness about mental illness and call on all...


Mar 15, 2017, 15:24 ET CBO Report: NAMI Calls Health Care Bill "Life-Threatening" for Mental Health

Mary Giliberti, Chief Executive Officer of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has issued the following statement: "The nonpartisan...


Jan 03, 2017, 11:03 ET NAMI Announces Legislative Priorities for 2017

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is pleased to announce its legislative priorities for 2017 as part of our ongoing efforts to ensure...


Dec 07, 2016, 02:42 ET NAMI Celebrates Senate Passage of Mental Health Reform

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) applauds and celebrates the U.S. Senate's passage of HR 34, the 21st Century Cures Act, legislation...


Nov 30, 2016, 08:00 ET NAMI Applauds Passage of Landmark Mental Health Reforms

Today, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) applauds a significant victory for the mental health community with the passage by the U.S....


Nov 15, 2016, 09:15 ET NAMI Survey Report: Too Many Gaps in Mental Health Insurance Coverage

A report by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) reveals new information about the gap between health insurance coverage of mental health...


Sep 09, 2016, 10:06 ET Mental Health Parity: NAMI Tells Congress that Enforcement of Federal Law is Needed; NAMI Study Cited

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is calling for legislation to ensure enforcement of the 2008 federal mental health insurance "parity"...