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The First Things To Do When You Or Someone You Love Is In Crisis

NAMI Medical Director Ken Duckworth, featured in the Mental Health Channel's "Big Think" series, shares how understanding the symptoms and patterns of mental illness and creating an action plan can help individuals and families manage—and even prevent—a crisis.


Recent Press Releases

One Conversation Counts: NAMI Offers Resources to Help for National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
Sep 15 2015

For more information about how to begin that one conversation and additional resources for National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and more, visit

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.