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Recent Press Releases

NAMI Warns Senate about Criminalization of Mental Illness; Supports Cornyn Bill
Feb 10 2016

NAMI warned the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee that criminalization of people living with mental illness has reached "crisis proportions" and called for support of the Mental Health and Safe Communities Act. 

NAMI Applauds President's Call to "Rethink" Solitary Confinement
Jan 27 2016

President Obama ordered a ban on the use of solitary confinement for juveniles and sharp limits on its use for people with serious mental illness. 

NAMI Applauds Agreement on the 2016 Budget Bill
Dec 18 2015

Mary Giliberti, executive director of the NAMI issued the following statement praising the House and Senate for their work in reaching agreement on the federal budget bill for 2016.