2018 | NAMI
NAMI Speaks out Against Harmful Ruling

Dec 17, 2018

On Friday, December 14th, U.S. District Court Judge Reed O’Connor ruled that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional in the case Texas v. USA. NAMI is joining a group of 38 patient groups in speaking out against this ruling. Read More.

NAMI Excited with New Opportunities to Improve Medicaid Mental Health Care (IMD)

Nov 13, 2018

Today, Secretary Alex Azar, U.S. Health & Human Services, announced that the Administration will allow states to apply for Medicaid waivers to pay for mental health treatment in inpatient settings known as IMDs, or institutions of mental disease.  

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The Top Five Things to Know about Buying Health Insurance

Nov 1, 2018

Did you know it’s time to sign up for health coverage for 2019? If you need health insurance, you can enroll at HealthCare.Gov.

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NAMI’s Ask the Expert Webinar: “Caregiving for Adults with Mental Illness”

Oct 30, 2018

Caregivers and families struggle to help relatives while navigating health care systems, providers and community supports. Our presenters will discuss the barriers families encounter and review a guidebook for mental health caregivers.

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NAMI Urges People to #Vote4MentalHealth on Election Day

Oct 29, 2018

NAMI’s #Vote4MentalHealth campaign makes mental health part of the debate. NAMI encourages individuals to vote for candidates that support people with mental health conditions and their families.

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NAMI Applauds Passage of Opioid Bill, but Calls for More Action

Oct 3, 2018

NAMI is encouraged that Congress passed the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, a bipartisan bill to address the nation’s opioid crisis.

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NAMI and Others File Lawsuit Against the Short–Term, Limited Duration Plan Final Rule

Sep 14, 2018

In partnership with the Association for Community Affiliated Plans and other organizations, NAMI filed suit today to invalidate the federal short-term, limited duration (STLD) insurance plan rule issued last month by three federal agencies.

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NAMI Ask the Expert Webinar: “Cultural Competence in Psychiatry”

Aug 28, 2018

Join us while we discuss how mental health and its treatment varies across cultures and communities. We'll also provide insight into how psychiatry is viewed and accepted across different cultures.

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NAMI Partners with Publicis Health’s Summer Internship Program

Aug 10, 2018

NAMI worked with Publicis Health’s 2018 summer intern class to create a national campaign to destigmatize mental illness. The 80 participating interns had four weeks to complete their projects, which finished with live pitches to executive leadership and key stakeholders from NAMI.

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NAMI Mourns Fred Frese, Mental Health Champion

Jul 17, 2018

Over the years, no one has spoken to, or inspired, more NAMI gatherings than Fred. He was the first of a generation of people living with schizophrenia who showed tremendous courage in self-identifying and speaking in public about his illness.

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