Press and Media

NAMI is available around-the-clock to news media for:

  • Expert analysis on a wide range of issues related to severe mental illnesses or brain disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder/manic-depression, major depression, and anxiety disorders
  • Current data on research, treatments, rates of prevalence
  • Interviews with national spokespersons and technical experts
  • Access to persons with serious mental illness and their families who are willing to share personal stories with the media
  • Comment on breaking news

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

National Alliance on Mental Illness Launches StigmaFree Campaign
May 01 2015

To support Mental Health Month, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and the philosophy hope & grace initiative are joining forces to launch the StigmaFree campaign.

Mental Health Care: NAMI Report Finds Insurance Discrimination, Lack of Transparency under Parity Laws
Apr 01 2015

Health insurance plans are falling short in coverage of mental health and substance abuse conditions according to a report issued today by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), based on a survey of 2,720 consumers and an analysis of 84 insurance plans in 15 states.

NAMI and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Announce Partnership for Broader Mental Health Education, Awareness, and Support Nationwide
Mar 17 2015

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA), Inc.® have launched a new partnership to expand mental health education, awareness, and support activities on the campuses of colleges and universities and in local communities.