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New Year, New Agenda

Jan 3 2017

Today NAMI released its federal policy priorities for the 2017 legislative year. As members of the 115th Congress settle into their new offices on Capitol Hill, NAMI is prepared to welcome them with a clear agenda for improving our nation’s mental health system.

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NAMI Celebrates Senate Passage of HR 34

Dec 9 2016

NAMI applauds and celebrates the U.S. Senate’s passage of HR 34, the 21st Century Cures Act, legislation that sets a foundation for improving mental health care for millions of Americans. With the Senate’s passage, HR 34 now goes to President Obama’s desk for final signature into law.

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NAMI Releases New Mental Health Parity Report

Nov 15 2016

NAMI releases new report, Out-of-Network, Out-of-Pocket, Out-of-Options: The Unfulfilled Promise of Mental Health Parity, which describes the barriers that people with mental health conditions encounter in finding mental health providers in their health plan’s network.

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Tired of the Wait

Oct 25 2016

Americans with psychiatric emergencies face disproportionately longer ER wait times than other patients, according to a report released by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) last week. 

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No Questions Asked

Oct 18 2016

In this election cycle, mental health keeps getting buried in the fray of personal attacks and heated discourse. It’s our turn to ask the questions now.

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