National Alliance on Mental Illness
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Advocacy Needed for $100 Million Increase in Services Funding!
April 9, 2009
One month after the release of Grading the States 2009, the report continues to have an impact on policy debates at the federal and state level. NAMI’s landmark report documents the decline of public mental health systems in states across the nation and enormous lack of progress in providing evidence-based, cost-effective, recovery-oriented, services for adults living with serious mental illnesses.
Now you have a chance to help improve the quality of state mental health services. This past week Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) initiated an effort to secure an additional $100 million for the Mental Health Block Grant program for FY 2010. The program, which provides grants to states to
Contact your Senators today and tell them to