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NAMI, Grassroots Advocates Call on FCC to Improve 988 Routing to Support Local Response

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NAMI and NAMI advocates last month called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to ensure that calls to the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline are routed to local call centers while protecting callers personal information. NAMI advocates provided more than half of all comments received during the comment period, urging quick action to connect people […]

NAMI TraumaInSight

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Online Trauma Awareness Training for Educators and Youth-Serving Professionals NAMI TraumaInSight is a virtual training that covers the principles of trauma awareness. When working with youth and young adults, using trauma-informed practices creates safe and secure environments for them. This course is designed for youth-serving professionals, can be completed in three hours, and is completely […]

Hope Starts With Us: Mental Health Care in Minoritized Communities

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Jump To: Episode Video Featured Guests Share About the Host In honor of Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, NAMIs CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., is joined by Harold Turner, Executive Director of NAMI Urban Los Angeles, and Tracy McMillan, a relationship expert and television writer. In this episode, Dan and our […]

Informal and Formal Family Peer Support: The Impact and the Evidence

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Informal and Formal Family Peer Support: The Impact and the Evidence, Wednesday, July 30 | 1:30 3:00 PM EST Family peer support provides hope and community for families of loved ones with mental health and substance use challenges, serious mental illnesses, and/or serious emotional disturbances. Join us for the final session of this four-part […]

Next Steps in Peer Credentialing: What Else is Needed Now That We Have National Model Standards from SAMHSA

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Next Steps in Peer Credentialing: What Else is Needed Now That We Have National Model Standards from SAMHSA Wednesday, July 24 | 1:30 3:00 PM EST Join us during the third session of this four-part series about peer support as our guest speakers discuss the National Model Standards for Peer Support Credentialing in depth, […]

NAMI Statement on Supreme Court Decision Allowing Communities to Criminalize Homelessness

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Arlington, VA The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement from Chief Executive Officer Daniel H. Gillison, Jr. on the disappointing U.S. Supreme Court ruling in City of Grants Pass v. Johnson: More than 250,000 Americans will sleep outside tonight because no safe and accessible shelter options are available. This […]

2024 Convention in Denver

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Couldnt make it to the 2024 National Convention or just want to look back on your experience? Take a look at some highlights from our amazing time in Denver!

NAMI-led Regulatory Comment to the FCC on Proposed Rule for Georouting for 988

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Regulatory comment to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on behalf of the Reimagine Crisis partner organizations, voicing support for the FCCs proposed rule to implement georouting for 988 so that calls to the 988 Lifeline can be routed to the nearest call center.

Regulatory Comment to the FCC in Response to Their Proposed Rule on Georouting for 988

https://www.nami.org/nami-advocacy-actions/letter-to-the-fcc-in-response-to-their-proposed-rule-on-georouting-for-988/

Regulatory comment to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in response to proposed rules to implement georouting for 988, so that calls to the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline can be routed to the nearest crisis call center.

NAMI Champions Workplace Mental Health with Fourth Annual ‘Rest Up Week’

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ARLINGTON, Va. – For the fourth consecutive year, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is providing its employees a paid “Rest Up Week” from July 15, 2024, to prioritize self-care and enhance workplace well-being. This initiative underscores the importance of mental health in the workplace, with NAMI leading by example and encouraging other organizations […]

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