NAMI Advocate

The NAMI Advocate is published at least two times a year as a member benefit.

In every issue, we cover a variety of topics relating to mental health, from research to pop culture to personal stories. If you'd like to start receiving Advocate, become a NAMI member today.

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In the Latest Issue

Focused around the theme of "Be a Force for Change," timely articles address topics such as:

  • Voting for mental health
  • Creating reform to keep people with mental illness out of the criminal justice system
  • Being a more effective mental health advocate
  • Spreading awareness about mental health in the Black community
  • Highlighting new research approaches to understanding mental illness

The Advocate is available in a new digital format, viewable through mobile devices or a web browser.

As a NAMI member, you can go to to create your free online account to be added to NAMI’s digital Advocate email distribution list. This will also give you access to our expanded digital archive library that includes Advocate issues as far back as 2014.

You will continue to receive both your print issue in the mail in addition to the digital version.