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A Long Road Ahead

Achieving True Parity in Mental Health and Substance Use Care

Health insurance plans are falling short in coverage of mental health and substance abuse conditions. Learn more about the challenges in NAMI's latest report based on survey results that assessed the experiences of people living with mental illness and their families with private health insurance.

 

Recent Press Releases

The Oklahoma Tragedy: NAMI Statement
Aug 24 2015

NAMI extends its condolences to Mark Costello's family. We share the sadness of all those in the community who loved and respected him.

NAMI Applauds U.S. Senator Cornyn's Bill to Reduce Incarceration of People with Mental Illness
Aug 06 2015

This morning, Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced the "Mental Health and Safe Communities Act," a bill designed to prevent unnecessary incarceration of people with mental illness and enhance treatment and services for individuals while they are in correctional facilities and following release. 

New Mental Health Television PSAs: NAMI Launches "Hope Starts with You" Campaign
Jul 09 2015

NAMI has launched "Hope Starts with You," a new campaign of PSAs for television. The two PSAs featured in the campaign emphasize the difference that individuals can make in helping the 1 in 5 Americans who live with mental illness in any given year.