Contact Your Representatives about the Need for Increased Funding for Research of Severe Mental Illnesses
Your action is needed to advocate for increased government funding for severe mental illnesses, specifically a $200 million increase this year for the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Please contact your representatives to notify them of NAMI’s Research Task Force report—Roadmap to Recovery and Cure—and the importance of funding for research to discover better treatments, and ultimately a cure for severe mental illnesses. Enter your zip code below to access a sample letter to send to your representatives on this issue. If you do not see the box for entering your zip code, click here.
Thank you for your dedication to this important issue, and remember, the addition of a personal touch as to why research for mental illnesses is important to you can make your letter even more powerful!