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

New Mental Health Television PSAs: NAMI Launches "Hope Starts with You" Campaign
Jul 09 2015

NAMI has launched "Hope Starts with You," a new campaign of PSAs for television. The two PSAs featured in the campaign emphasize the difference that individuals can make in helping the 1 in 5 Americans who live with mental illness in any given year.

Former Calif. Senate President Darrell Steinberg and Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey to Receive National Honors at NAMI Convention in San Francisco
Jul 09 2015

Former California Senate President Darrell Steinberg and Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey honored on July 9 at the NAMI National Convention in San Francisco.

Mike Huckabee and Schizophrenia; NAMI Calls for Apology Over Supreme Court Remarks on Iowa Radio Talk Show
Jun 29 2015

Presidential candidate owes all Americans an apology after claiming that the U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Roberts "needs medication for schizophrenia," based on the logic of decisions in court rulings last week.