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Recent Press Releases

NAMI Applauds President's Call to "Rethink" Solitary Confinement
Jan 27 2016

President Obama ordered a ban on the use of solitary confinement for juveniles and sharp limits on its use for people with serious mental illness. 

NAMI Applauds Agreement on the 2016 Budget Bill
Dec 18 2015

Mary Giliberti, executive director of the NAMI issued the following statement praising the House and Senate for their work in reaching agreement on the federal budget bill for 2016.

Mental Health Report: Good News, Bad News in State Mental Health Legislation Passed in 2015; NAMI Applauds Minnesota, New York and Virginia as Reform Leaders; Congress Slow to Act
Dec 08 2015

NAMI’s third annual report on state legislation that took place across the country in 2015 found lots of good news, but unfortunately some bad news as well.