NAMI works with policymakers to advance priority issues and ensure that the voice of people affected by mental illness is considered in policymaking. Read NAMI’s recent letters to federal leaders, submitted comments and testimony and other resources.
Letter to Congressional Leadership on Social Supports
Letter to Congressional leadership, urging immediate action to assure that the Social Security Administration has the resources it needs to respond to the increased demand associated with reopening Field Offices to the public after two years without any in-person services.
Letter to Congressional Committee Leadership on Parity & Crisis Services
Letter to House Energy & Commerce Committee leadership, expressing support for H.R. 7254, the Mental Health Justice and Parity Act of 2022, which would help expand crisis service behavioral health providers and close a gap in health insurance coverage for MH/SUD treatment for frontline workers.
Letter to Congressional Committee Leadership on Research & Innovation
Letter to Senate HELP and House Energy & Commerce Committees leadership, expressing support for the Anna Westin Legacy Act of 2022 (S.3686/H.R.7249), which will reauthorize and expand the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders.