Press Releases

NAMI Urges the FDA to Promptly Issue Guidance on the Use of SSRIs to Treat Major Depression in Children
Feb 02 2004
NAMI calls on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to provide clear guidance to families and mental health providers on the safe and effective treatment of major depression in children--after reviewing all of the relevant research data.
CARES Commission Accountable if Realignment Plans Are Flawed
Feb 02 2004
NAMI’s concern grows over the Veterans Administration’s Capital Asset Realignment for Enhanced Services (CARES) commission’s decisions to close inpatient psychiatric care beds, such as the currently planned closure of Waco Veterans Affairs Psychiatric Hospital in Waco, TX.
Leaders Criticize Threatened Mental Health Service Budget Cuts, Call for Statewide Plan West Virginia is First State in New National Campaign
Jan 26 2004
NAMI-WV and more than thirty partner organizations are kicking off West Virginia Mental/Behavioral Health Awareness Day today at the capital in Charleston by criticizing threatened budget cuts that would deny access to treatments and services to people living with mental disorders and calling for a statewide plan for mental health services.