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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The digital version of the Fall 2022 Advocate is now available, viewable through mobile devices or web browsers.

In the Latest Issue

Focused around "The Power of Peers,” this issue features the importance of support and the power of lived experience as a form of expertise.

Featured Articles in this Issue:

  • How We Built Our First Book
  • Developing Strategies and Finding Community: My Experience in Support Groups
  • The Case for Expanding Peer Support
  • What It’s Like to Inherit Trauma

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Download a quick reference guide to help navigate the new digital platform.

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.