NAMI Advocate | NAMI

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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Enjoy our Spring 2023 digital Advocate magazine viewable through mobile devices or web browsers.

In The Latest Issue

Focused around “Identity and Mental Health,” this issue features examples of how culture and identity intersect with mental health.

Featured Articles In This Issue:

  • How the Next Generation is Approaching Mental Health
  • Becoming a Culturally Competent Provider to Indigenous Communities
  • 5 Tips for Making Friends as an Adult with a Disability
  • Navigating Trauma as a Refugee

View current and past issues (login required).

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.

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