Press Releases

NAMI Blog: Peer Education and Support Empowers Caregivers, Inspires Mental Health Advocates
Oct 07 2010

In the newest NAMI Blog entry, Joyce Burland, director of the NAMI   Education, Training & Peer Support Center, reflects on the growth of NAMI’s Family-to-Family program and how such programs play a critical role in supporting families during a time when states mental health budgets are in jeopardy nationwide.

Election 2010: The 60 to 140 Percent Bite; State-by-State Data on Disability Income, Housing Costs and People with Mental Illness; Are Candidates Addressing the Facts?
Oct 05 2010

 Housing costs for people living with disabilities who depend on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) can consume 60 and 140 percent of that income, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

NAMI Thanks Senate Banking Committee for Moving Legislation to Expand Access to Affordable Housing for People with Mental Illness
Oct 01 2010
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is praising the U.S. Senate  Banking Committee for its unanimous approval of S.1481, the Frank Melville Supportive Housing Investment Act.
Election 2010: State-by-State Data; How Many People with Mental Illness are Being Served? Are Candidates Addressing the Facts?
Sep 28 2010
State mental health agencies (SMHAs) provide direct services to between 15 to 60 percent of people living with serious mental illnesses in their states, according to state-by-state figures reported today by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).
Election 2010: NAMI Lists Top 10 States Hurt by Mental Health Budget Cuts; Are Candidates Addressing the Facts?
Sep 21 2010

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has issued a third alert in an Election 2010 series reminding editors, reporters and others to ask all candidates what they intend to do about the nation's mental health crisis.

NAMI Launches Online ADHD Resource Center to Support Children and Adults; Offers Tools for Parenting, School, Work and Relationships
Sep 15 2010
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has launched a new, interactive, online resource center to support children and adults living with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Election 2010: Will Candidates Address the Facts? Check out State Suicide Rates and New Obama Administration Numbers; Unemployed Persons and Veterans are Especially at Risk
Sep 14 2010

Arlintgon, Va.--The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has issued the second alert in a series  reminding editors, reporters and others to ask candidates for public office what they will do about the nation's mental health crisis.

World Suicide Prevention Day: NAMI Blog Discusses Kurt Vonnegut, Despair and Saving Lives
Sep 09 2010
In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day on Friday, September 10, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) urges public education about mental illness and suicide.
Back to School: NAMI Education Classes Starting for Families of People with Mental Illness; Some Available at VA Facilities
Sep 08 2010

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Family-to-Family Education Program offers new fall classes for caregivers of individuals living with mental illness.

Election 2010: The Nation's Mental Health Crisis; Are Candidates Addressing the Facts? Check Out StateGrades: 21 Ds and 6 Fs
Sep 07 2010

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is reminding editors, reporters and others to ask candidates for public office at every level what they intend to do about the nation's mental health crisis.

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