2020 | NAMI
NAMI Celebrates Wins for Mental Health in COVID Relief and FY 2021 Federal Budget

Dec 22, 2020

"Mental health is a crisis within the COVID-19 pandemic and will have long-lasting effects that cannot be ignored. Continued investment now and in the future is essential for addressing the increased need of people struggling with mental health conditions." Read More.

NAMI Releases Report on State Mental Health Legislation

Dec 21, 2020

NAMI's report analyzes standout pieces of 2019 legislation from the 50 states and Washington, DC, explains key trends in state mental health policy and offers lessons from NAMI State Organization leaders who played an important role in shaping some of these policies. Read More.

NAMI Joins 13 Partner Organizations to Create a Unified Vision for Transforming Mental Health and Substance Use Care in the United States

Dec 16, 2020

During this time of isolation, uncertainty and grief, there is a need for collective action to advance mental health and substance use disorder care in the United States. Read More.

NAMI Receives Fourth Consecutive Four–Star Rating from Charity Navigator

Dec 7, 2020

For the fourth year in a row, NAMI has proudly received the highest rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.  Read More.

TIME100 Talks: Mental Health

Dec 3, 2020

The TIME100 Video series on mental health includes conversations with advocates and thought leaders in the mental health field including Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., CEO of NAMI; Taraji P. Henson and Tracie Jenkins, Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation; and Matthew McConaughey. Read More.

Register for NAMI’s Ask the Expert Webinar: Achieving Ideal Heart Health in People with Mental Illness

Dec 1, 2020

Register for NAMI’s Ask the Expert Webinar “Achieving Ideal Heart Health in People with Mental Illness” on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. ET. Read More.

NAMI Releases Issue Brief on the ACA and Mental Health

Nov 10, 2020

If the Supreme Court rules that the ACA is unconstitutional, it would impact millions of people with mental health conditions. Read More.

NAMI Announces Sherman Gillums, Jr. as Chief Strategy and Operations Officer

Nov 9, 2020

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is excited to welcome Sherman Gillums, Jr. to the organization in the newly created position of Chief Strategy and Operations Officer. Read More.

During Open Enrollment, Be Sure to Review Your Health Plan Options

Nov 2, 2020

Take action by Dec. 15 to get coverage Jan. 1, 2021. Don’t risk not having health and mental health coverage in 2021. Read More.

Statement on the Tragic Killing of Walter Wallace, Jr.

Oct 30, 2020

"We would never yell commands at an individual during a heart attack and expect them to comply." Read More.

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