NAMI’s National Office to Take Paid Mental Health Week

Jul 7 2021
NAMI’s national office will close Aug. 1-Aug. 8. NAMI is encouraging its employees to use that week to step away from work demands and to recharge and rest — taking care of their mental and physical health. The NAMI HelpLine will remain operational from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. ET Monday-Friday. Read More.

NAMI Honors Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Jul 1 2021
Persisting disparities in health outcomes and access to mental health care in underserved communities show that racism is a public health crisis. Together, we can help raise mental health awareness in underrepresented populations so they can get the mental health care they need to overcome obstacles and live healthy, fulfilling lives in a community that cares. Read More.

New Research on Navigating Digital Tools for Mental Health Services

Jun 14 2021
NAMI conducted a national survey from April 9 to May 21, 2020 and received nearly 500 responses providing feedback about online resource search tools for mental health services. The study aimed to identify what people who are currently seeking mental health treatment and supportive services need and how to improve the process for finding accurate and reliable information. Read More.

NAMI Statement One Year After the Murder of George Floyd

May 25 2021
Here at NAMI, we recognize that there are no quick and easy solutions to the systemic racism that has permeated every aspect of our society for far too long. Today, only one in three Black adults who need mental health care receive it. But we are committed to keep striving toward more equitable and just practices within our own organization and within the mental health community. Read More.