Press and Media

The First Things To Do When You Or Someone You Love Is In Crisis

NAMI Medical Director Ken Duckworth, featured in the Mental Health Channel's "Big Think" series, shares how understanding the symptoms and patterns of mental illness and creating an action plan can help individuals and families manage—and even prevent—a crisis.


Recent Press Releases

NAMI Awards Major Research Grants in Serious Mental Illness
Oct 09 2015

NAMI will be giving five-year grants to promote research in serious mental illness in two of the nation’s leading university departments of psychiatry.

One Conversation Counts: NAMI Offers Resources to Help for National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
Sep 15 2015

For more information about how to begin that one conversation and additional resources for National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and more, visit

The Oklahoma Tragedy: NAMI Statement
Aug 24 2015

NAMI extends its condolences to Mark Costello's family. We share the sadness of all those in the community who loved and respected him.