Press and Media

Press and Media

Welcome to the NAMI Newsroom! Every day, the media publishes stories about mental health. As a leading voice in the mental health community, NAMI can help journalists and thought leaders shape their messages by providing knowledgeable spokespeople, statistics and personal stories of people living with mental illness.

NAMI has numerous resources available for the press and media, including:

  • Press Releases: Browse through statements and announcements from NAMI about the latest mental health news.
  • Public Service Announcements and Videos: View and download from NAMI’s broadcast-ready video archive of inspirational stories, PSAs, educational shorts and more.
  • Surveys and Reports: Read the latest opinion surveys and policy reports to explore the experiences of individuals, families, caregivers and members of the public on an array of important topics.
  • Infographics and Statistics: Learn the latest information on mental health and download statistics in easily-digestible and readable infographics.
  • Spokespersons: Lend a voice to your story. From thought leaders to psychiatrists to people with lived experience, NAMI has the right expert for your piece.

Recent Press Releases

NAMI HelpLine Launches a New, Nationwide Texting Support Option
Aug 01 2022
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today launched a nationwide SMS/text message support option for the NAMI HelpLine, adding a communications medium that is overwhelmingly preferred by young people — a population experiencing an unprecedented mental health crisis.
NAMI Launches First Podcast, “Hope Starts With Us,” Hosted by NAMI’s CEO
Jul 27 2022
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has launched its national office’s first-ever podcast, titled “Hope Starts With Us,” hosted by NAMI CEO Daniel H. Gillison Jr.
NAMI Celebrates Nationwide Availability of Lifesaving 988 Lifeline and Pushes for Continued Policymaker Action
Jul 18 2022
After years of advocacy and preparation, 988 is now available nationwide as the new number to contact for mental health, substance use and suicide crises, a simple, easy-to-remember way for people to get help.