NAMI Statement on the Parkland School Shooting

Feb 18 2018

NAMI is deeply saddened by the tragic school shooting that occurred yesterday in Parkland, Florida. Here are steps we can take now to educate and intervene early to break down barriers of understanding, and put an end to the stigma that often prevents people from getting the help they so desperately need.

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NAMI Opposes the ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017

Feb 14 2018

NAMI opposes the H.R. 620, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Education and Reform Act of 2017 scheduled for vote Thursday Feb. 15. This bill would weaken the ADA, a law that ensures people with disabilities, including mental illness, have equal access to all areas of public life.

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NAMI Awards Program: Open for Nominations

Jan 31 2018

Each year, as part of our convention, we give out a handful of awards to celebrate the accomplishments of our community. But we need your help identifying the standout individuals and organizations who dedicate their time to our cause!

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Work Requirements For Medicaid Hurt, Not Help

Jan 19 2018

Recently, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a letter supporting work requirements for non-disabled Medicaid enrollees. Rather than spending limited public resources on enforcing mandatory work requirements, NAMI urges states to invest in supported employment programs. 

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