NAMI and AFSP Celebrate Launch of Bipartisan Senate Mental Health Caucus

Oct 17, 2023

NAMI and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) applaud today’s creation of the bipartisan Senate Mental Health Caucus in the U.S. Senate. Founded by Senators Alex Padilla (CA), Thom Tillis (NC), Joni Ernst (IA) and Tina Smith (MN), the caucus will work to find bipartisan, common-sense solutions to address our nation’s ongoing mental health crisis. Read More.

Make a Difference on World Mental Health Day

Oct 10, 2023

Today, we recognize World Mental Health Day, a day dedicated to promoting mental health awareness, offering support and encouraging conversations about mental well-being. Read More.

Mental Illness Awareness Week 2023 Highlights NAMI Support Groups and New Teen & Young Adult HelpLine

Oct 2, 2023

In 1990, the U.S. Congress established the first full week of October as Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) in recognition of NAMI’s efforts to raise mental illness awareness. Read More.

NAMI Ask the Expert: Ask Us About Money – Building Financial Wellness to Enhance Recovery

Sep 14, 2023

Join for our upcoming webinar, "Building Financial Wellness to Enhance Recovery", where our guest experts will introduce you to Building Financial Wellness, a peer-developed program designed to empower individuals like you to take charge of their personal finances.  Read More.

NAMI Releases Latest Report Exploring State–Level Mental Health Legislation in 2022

Sep 13, 2023

NAMI released today a new publication: NAMI State Legislation Report: Trends in State Mental Health Policy (2022) which highlights and summarizes significant state mental health legislation from 2022. Read More.

NAMI’s Dr. Ken Duckworth named to Modern Healthcare’s 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives

Aug 30, 2023

NAMI is proud to share that Chief Medical Officer Dr. Ken Duckworth was named one of Modern Healthcare’s 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives of 2023. Read More.

NAMI and partners applaud CMS for making it easier to finance vital care for young people with early psychosis

Aug 24, 2023

National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, Mental Health America, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness applaud the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for making it easier to finance vital care for young people with early psychosis. Read More.

NAMI Launches NAMI On Campus High School

Aug 22, 2023

NAMI is thrilled to announce NAMI On Campus High School, a response to the pressing need for targeted support for youth mental health. Read More.

Kohls to Donate a $6 Million Grant to Expand NAMI’s Support Groups

Aug 15, 2023

Kohl’s is giving a $6 million donation to NAMI to help expand mental health support groups, programming and resources for individuals across the country, with a focus on reaching communities of color. Through prior funding with Kohls, NAMI was able to start 124 new support groups in underserved communities across the country. Read More.

NAMI is Building Student Resilience Throughout the School Year

Aug 14, 2023

As we gear up for the upcoming school year, we understand the importance of mental health for students, parents and educators. That’s why we are adding to our comprehensive youth mental health resource library this back-to-school season. Read More.

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