2017 | NAMI
Upcoming NAMI Ask the Doctor Tackles Health Disparities

Nov 6, 2017

Join us on Nov. 16 at 5:00 p.m. EDT for a NAMI Ask the Doctor Webinar featuring Dr. Stephen Bartels. Register today to learn about current research on reversing health disparities in people with serious mental illness.

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A SAMHSA–Sponsored Webinar: “Parity: Access to Mental Health and Substance Use Care”

Oct 31, 2017

Join NAMI for a webinar that will explore the current status of federal parity law and share tools that were developed by the White House and SAMHSA to help ensure people get the right care at the right time.

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Mental Health on Capitol Hill Update

Oct 19, 2017

The White House has announced plans that would make significant changes to mental health coverage. Meanwhile, congressional leaders are working toward reauthorizing the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and have forged a tentative bipartisan agreement to stabilize the insurance markets.

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NAMI Proudly Supports Expansion of Excellence in Mental Health Act

Oct 5, 2017

On October 3, U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Representatives Leonard Lance (R-NJ) and Doris Matsui (D-CA) introduced S 1905, a bill to expand the Excellence in Mental Health Act pilot program, which supports the implementation of Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers (CCBHCs).

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NAMI Launches StigmaFree Company Video

Oct 5, 2017

NAMI is excited to share a new video-led group discussion tool and other resources for workplaces. 

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NAMI Joins Nearly 300 Advocacy Organizations to Urge Congress to Safeguard the Medicare Part D Low–Income Subsidy

Oct 2, 2017

The LIS program—which helps more than 11 million low-income Medicare beneficiaries afford medications—could restrict prescription drug access and increase costs for millions of already vulnerable Medicare beneficiaries.

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Registration is Now Open for NAMI Homefront Online

Sep 29, 2017

We understand that attending an in-person class can be difficult for busy individuals and families. That’s why NAMI is proud to announce that we now offer NAMI Homefront online.

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Advocates Stop Graham–Cassidy Bill’s Momentum

Sep 26, 2017

On Tuesday, Sept. 26, Senate leadership announced that the Graham-Cassidy bill, which would have hurt millions of Americans with mental illness, would not be voted on.

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Graham–Cassidy Bill is Dangerous For Mental Health

Sep 22, 2017

The Graham-Cassidy health reform bill is up for a vote, and it could take away your mental health care. Contact your Senators now.

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NAMI Mourns the Loss of Senator Pete Domenici

Sep 13, 2017

NAMI is saddened to hear the news that former-Senator Pete Domenici of New Mexico has passed away.  Senator Domenici worked tirelessly to educate his colleagues about mental illness and the need to improve mental health services and supports.

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