2019 | NAMI
NAMI Board Of Directors Names Daniel H. Gillison, Jr. As New Chief Executive

Dec 18, 2019

NAMI announced today the appointment of Daniel H. Gillison, Jr. as Chief Executive Officer effective January 21, 2020.  Read More.

Register for SMI Adviser’s Webinar On Criminal Justice Involvement

Dec 13, 2019

Register for SMI Adviser’s free webinar: “Supporting Clients Who Have Been Justice-Involved” on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET. Read More.

NAMI Applauds FCC Leadership on 9–8–8 Crisis Number

Dec 11, 2019

NAMI applauds Chairman Ajit Pai and the FCC for their leadership on this issue and strongly supports the creation of a national 3-digit number as an essential part of a network of services and supports for people experiencing a mental health crisis. Read More.

The Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health Workgroup Releases Policy Recommendations

Dec 6, 2019

The Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health Workgroup released a consensus document outlining policy recommendations that impact people with mental illness who are involved in the criminal justice system. Read More.

Register for SMI Adviser’s webinar on Peer Support

Dec 5, 2019

Register for SMI Adviser’s free webinar: "The Role of Peer Support in Ending Social Exclusion and Loneliness on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET. 

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Even with Insurance, It’s Getting Harder to Access Care

Nov 20, 2019

Released today is an updated and expanded Milliman Report, “Addiction and Mental Health Vs. Physical Health: Widening Disparities in Network Use and Provider Reimbursement.” The report points out there is a shortage of in-network mental health care providers and explains why.  Read More.

NAMI’s Ask the Expert: Quitting Smoking

Nov 15, 2019

Register today for NAMI’s Ask the Expert Webinar: "With CHOICES and Support, You Can Quit Smoking"  on Thursday, Nov. 21 from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. EST Read More.

Register For A SMI Adviser Webinar On What Happens When Your Patient with SMI is Arrested

Nov 13, 2019

Register for SMI Adviser’s free webinar: What Happens When Your Patient with SMI Is Arrested? on Thursday, Nov. 21 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST. Read More.

Register Today for A SMIAdviser Webinar on Filling in Gaps in Care

Nov 7, 2019

Register for SMIAdviser’s free webinar: “Physical Health Monitoring for Diverse Populations with Serious Mental Illness: Opportunity to Fill Gaps in Care" on Friday, Nov. 15 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EST. Read More.

NAMI Applauds HHS for Removing Barriers to Treatment for People with Serious Mental Illness

Nov 6, 2019

Today, the federal government announced the approval of the first-of-its-kind Medicaid demonstration project that aims to broaden treatment services available to Medicaid beneficiaries with serious mental illness and serious emotional disturbance in the District of Columbia. 
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