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Stay informed and up-to-date on critical policy issues affecting people with mental illness. Below is the latest news related to public policy, legislation, legal issues and advocacy. Also, NAMI's E-News delivers the latest breaking policy developments direct to your inbox. To subscribe or read the latest E-News, see below.

Current Policy News

Congress Completes Action on FY 2015 “Omnibus” Appropriations Bill

NAMI’s submission to the House Energy & Commerce Committee’s “21st Century Cures Initiative”

NAMI Testimony on FY 2015 Research Funding
NAMI’s testimony to the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Subcommittee Committee on Appropriations on 2015 funding for the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Comments on Medicare Part D Proposed Rule

Congress Increases Mental Health Funding in Some Areas
The passage of the 2014 omnibus budget bill represents the first time since 2012 that Congress has been able to reach agreement on the annual budget. The 2014 budget agreement (HR 3547), passed last month, was supported in the House and Senate by both Democrats and Republicans. After several years of budget cuts, the budget bill restored funding in some areas and prevented major cuts in others. Below are some highlights from the budget bill related to mental health.

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