Press Releases

NAMI Homefront; New Education Program for Military/Veteran Families
Dec 18 2013
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is launching a new program to provide education and support to families of Military Service Members and Veterans affected by major mental health conditions.
“NAMI Ending the Silence” is a national mental health education program for high school students, based on real-life experiences
Nov 20 2013

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has launched a new national program to educate high school students about mental illness.

NAMI Offers Toolkit to College Students, Faculty, Coaches for Mental Health Education on Campus
Nov 07 2013
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is offering college students and others free tools to increase mental health education on college campuses. The special toolkit also supports the National Dialogue launched by the recent White House Conference on Mental Health.
Navy Shipyard Tragedy: NAMI Calls on Congress for Immediate Action on Mental Health
Sep 19 2013

In the wake of the Navy Yard tragedy, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has called on the President and Congress to act immediately on mental health legislation that has been stalled since the collapse of the gun debate earlier this year.

The Navy Yard Tragedy: Mental Health Concerns
Sep 18 2013
 Michael J. Fitzpatrick, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) released the following statement concerning about yesterday's tragedy at the U.S. Navy Yard in Washington, D.C.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, American Psychiatric Association and National Alliance on Mental Illness Not Amused by DC Comics Contest
Sep 12 2013
We are disappointed that DC Comics has decided to host a contest looking for artists to develop ways to depict suicide attempts by one of its main villains – Harley Quinn.  According to the contest website: "Breaking into comics was never this fun. ;)"
NAMI Wins National Honor for "You Are Not Alone" Public Education Campaign on Mental Illness
Sep 05 2013
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has won national recognition for its "You Are Not Alone" public education campaign.
NAMI's Response to U.S. Supreme Court Decision Allowing Execution of John Ferguson; Mental Illness Ignored
Aug 05 2013
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) issued the following statement by Ron Honberg, national director of policy and legal affairs, in response to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to reject an appeal and an emergency stay in the case of John Ferguson—who was executed by the State of Florida on Monday, Aug. 5 at 6:17 p.m. ET.
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