Press Releases

NAMI Convention Key Speakers Schedule July 11-14, 2001
Jun 29 2001

Approximately 2500 NAMI leaders will address scientific research, access to treatment, and other policy issues affecting both children and adults. More than 20 nations will be represented.

NAMI Honors LA Times and SF Chronicle for Leading Mental Health Reforms
Jun 20 2001

Each year, the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) honors reporters, editors and producers who have made a difference-covering stories or issues with exceptional accuracy, insight, balance, and sensitivity, and helping to challenge discrimination, or build public support for reforms that can improve the lives of people with mental illness.

NAMI Outstanding Media Awards for 2001
Jun 20 2001

Each year, NAMI presents awards to news reporters, editors and producers who have covered stories or issues about mental illness with exceptional accuracy, balance, insight, and sensitivity. 

NAMI Honors Hollywood Actors for Confronting Mental Illness in Drama & Real Life
Jun 14 2001

The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI), the nation's largest organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with mental illness, is honoring actors Maurice Benard, Sally Field, Carrie Fisher, and Samuel Jackson for facing the challenge of mental illness. Two have played characters with mental illness. The other two have lived it.

Ground-Breaking Study Reveals Importance Of Combining Supported Employment With Mental Health Services
Jun 06 2001

In the upcoming issue of Administration & Policy in Mental Health, researchers will publish significant findings that integrated treatment models, which include supported employment assistance, are effective in helping even those people with severe mental illnesses who initially have little or no interest in reentering the job market.

NAMI Convention Set for Washington, D.C.
May 22 2001

More than 2500 NAMI leaders will come together to seek greater breakthroughs in scientific research; better evaluations, diagnoses and treatment of mental illnesses in children and adults, and ensuring access to necessary medicines and other treatment.

NAMI Invites Latino Community to its Convention in Washington, D.C.
May 22 2001

The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI), the nation's largest organization dedicated improving the lives of people with mental illnesses, will hold its 22nd annual convention in Washington, D.C., July 11-15, 2001, and is extending a special invitation to the Latino community throughout the Washington metropolitan area and the nation.

NAMI Invita a la Comunidad Latina a su Convención en Washington, D.C.
May 22 2001

 La Alianza Nacional para Enfermos Mentales (NAMI), la organización más grande del país dedicada a mejorar la vida de las personas que sufren enfermedades mentales, realizará su 22a convención anual en Washington, D.C., del 11 al 15 de julio de 2001, y extiende una invitación especial a la comunidad latina del área metropolitana de Washington y de todo el país.

NAMI Recognizes America's Exemplary Psychiatrists Awards Presented During APA Convention
May 08 2001

The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) today honored 35 psychiatrists with its 2001 NAMI Exemplary Psychiatrists Awards during the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association in New Orleans.

National Suicide Prevention Strategy Must Emphasize Screening, Treatment, and End to Stigma
May 02 2001

NAMI commends Surgeon General David Satcher, M.D. for his leadership in producing the National Suicide Prevention Strategy being released today, building on his Call to Action to Prevent Suicide in 1999.

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