Press and Media

Welcome to the NAMI Newsroom! Every day, the media publishes stories about mental health. As a leading voice in the mental health community, NAMI can help journalists and thought leaders shape their messages by providing knowledgeable spokespeople, statistics and personal stories of people living with mental illness.

NAMI has numerous resources available for the press and media, including:

  • Press Releases: Browse through statements and announcements from NAMI about the latest mental health news.
     
  • Public Service Announcements and Videos: View and download from NAMI’s broadcast-ready video archive of inspirational stories, PSAs, educational shorts and more.
     
  • Surveys and Reports: Read the latest opinion surveys and policy reports to explore the experiences of individuals, families, caregivers and members of the public on an array of important topics.
     
  • Infographics and Statistics: Learn the latest information on mental health and download statistics in easily-digestible and readable infographics.
     
  • Spokespersons: Lend a voice to your story. From thought leaders to psychiatrists to people with lived experience, NAMI has the right expert for your piece.

Recent Press Releases

NAMI Applauds Passage of Landmark Mental Health Reforms
Dec 01 2016

NAMI applauds a significant victory for the mental health community with the passage by the U.S. House of Representatives of HR 34, the 21st Century Cures Act. 

Connect 4 Mental Health™ Announces 2016 Community Innovation Award Recipients
Nov 16 2016

For the third year, the Community Innovation Awards program honors four local organizations for innovative approaches to improving mental health.

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

A report by NAMI reveals new information about the gap between health insurance coverage of mental health and substance abuse conditions and that of other medical conditions.