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.
  • Media Partnerships: Learn about NAMI's partnerships with media outlets and productions.
  • 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 Statement on the Tragic Death of Irvo Otieno
Mar 22 2023
The news and video of Irvo Otieno’s death can be triggering and traumatic. NAMI is here to help. If you need resources or support, contact the NAMI HelpLine, open Mon-Fri from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. EDT, by calling 1-800-950-NAMI (6264), texting “HELPLINE” to 62640 or chatting at
“NAMI Say It Out Loud” Virtual Card Game Will Prompt Important Mental Health Conversations Among Young People
Mar 21 2023
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released NAMI Say It Out Loud — a free virtual card game designed by young people, for young people — that is intended to prompt important conversations about life, relationships and mental health.
NAMI Applauds President Biden’s Continued Focus on Mental Health in the State of the Union
Feb 08 2023
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) applauds President Biden for reiterating the importance of bipartisan efforts to address our nation’s ongoing mental health crisis in his State of the Union address last night. NAMI, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization, agrees with the president that mental health must be a top priority for our nation.