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Joint Press Release: National Alliance on Mental Illness and Mindspring Reach Settlement Agreement

Settlement Follows a 2021 Lawsuit Brought by the National Alliance on Mental Illness Over Trademark Infringement

Jun 10 2022

DES MOINES, IOWA—The National Alliance on Mental Illness (“NAMI”) and Mindspring Mental Health Alliance, Inc. (“Mindspring”) have reached a settlement agreement following a 2021 lawsuit brought by NAMI over allegations of trademark infringement after Mindspring’s voluntary separation from NAMI. 

Both parties advocate for those affected by mental illness and agree this is a vital step in moving forward with their respective missions.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness.

Through extensive education, exhaustive outreach and expert resources, Mindspring works with community members to forge a way forward beyond mental illness. There is strength in unity and together we have the tools to conquer even the toughest challenges.

For further inquiries, please contact:

Glenn O’Neal, NAMI Chief Communications Officer

Michele Keenan | Community Impact Officer
Mindspring Mental Health Alliance