2021 | NAMI
NAMI Poll: Parents Want Mental Health Education in Schools, Mental Health Days Off for Students

Dec 15, 2021

NAMI’s poll finds that parents are deeply concerned about their children’s mental health and, importantly, understand the value of mental health awareness and treatment. We encourage parents to seek help for their children if they see signs that concern them.

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NAMI Statement on Surgeon General’s Advisory on Protecting Youth Mental Health

Dec 7, 2021

We hope that today’s Advisory helps elevate these critical issues of youth mental health on the public policy agenda and that every one of us embraces the roles we can play.

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Register for NAMI Ask the Expert: Navigating the Winter & Holiday Blues

Nov 19, 2021

NAMI Ask the Expert welcomes Dr. Christine Crawford, Associate Medical Director at NAMI, who will provide an overview of the various stressors that people can experience over the winter months.

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NAMI Statement on the Decision of FCC to Require Text–to–988

Nov 18, 2021

With today’s decision to require providers to support text messaging to 988, the FCC has created a new vehicle for people to access help. The ability to text 988 will support at-risk communities, including youth and young adults, marginalized and underserved populations, and individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing.

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As Launch of 988 Mental Health Crisis Number Looms, NAMI Poll Finds Broad Support for the System and Fees to Fund It

Nov 15, 2021

“By responding to a mental health crisis with mental health professionals, lives will be saved and people in crisis can get the right care when they need it most,” said Daniel H. Gillison Jr, NAMI CEO.

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NAMI Launches NAMI Homefront Mental Health Resources, Benefiting Military and Veteran Communities

Nov 10, 2021

We are excited to announce the launch of NAMI Homefront Mental Health Resources for Military Service Members, Veterans and Their Families, a free online suite of resources designed to increase understanding, communication, wellness and advocacy skills.

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NAMI Joins “Sound The Alarm For Kids” Initiative to Address the Mental Health Emergency in Children and Teens

Nov 2, 2021

The pandemic is the first time most children and teens have experienced major trauma, social isolation and grief which can significantly impact their emotional development. Our youth need mental health support and resources now more than ever.

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Register for NAMI Ask the Expert: Physical Health Is Mental Health

Oct 29, 2021

NAMI Ask the Expert welcomes Dr. Gail Daumit who will review the evidence demonstrating the impact physical health – good and bad – has on people with mental health conditions.

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NAMI Announces REIMAGINE: A 988 Week of Action, Nov. 15–19

Oct 15, 2021

NAMI is excited to announce registration is open for REIMAGINE: A Week of Action to Reimagine Our National Response to People in Crisis, taking place Nov. 15–19, 2021. The event will focus on building momentum to improve crisis services ahead of the July 2022 launch of 988, a new nationwide three-digit number for mental health, substance use and suicidal crises.

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Register for NAMI Ask the Expert: The Me2/Orchestra: Using Music as Part of the Recovery Journey

Oct 13, 2021

NAMI Ask the Expert welcomes the Me2/Orchestra, an orchestra of people with and without mental illness working side-by-side in a supportive atmosphere. Their mission is to erase mental health stigma one concert at a time. The orchestra was recently featured in the documentary “Orchestrating Change.” Join our discussion of this empowering model for change.

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