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Press And Media

Welcome to the NAMI Newsroom! Every day, the media publishes stories about mental health. As a leading voice in the mental health community, NAMI can help journalists and thought leaders shape their messages by providing knowledgeable spokespeople, statistics and personal stories of people living with mental illness.




NAMI has numerous resources available for the press and media, including:


  • Press Releases: Browse through statements and announcements from NAMI about the latest mental health news.
  • Public Service Announcements and Videos: View and download from NAMI’s broadcast-ready video archive of inspirational stories, PSAs, educational shorts and more.
  • Surveys and Reports: Read the latest opinion surveys and policy reports to explore the experiences of individuals, families, caregivers and members of the public on an array of important topics.
  • Infographics and Statistics: Learn the latest information on mental health and download statistics in easily-digestible and readable infographics.
  • Media Partnerships: Learn about NAMI’s partnerships with media outlets and productions.
  • Spokespersons: Lend a voice to your story. From thought leaders to psychiatrists to people with lived experience, NAMI has the right expert for your piece.

Recent Press Release

NAMI’s “Take the Moment” Campaign Celebrates Mental Health Awareness Month

May 1, 2024

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today launched Take the Moment, a campaign that empowers people to collectively embrace the power of now for Mental Health Awareness Month 2024. As stigma around mental health persists and the national mental health crisis evolves, Take the Moment encourages individuals to prioritize and talk […]


NAMI Statement on FCC Action to Improve 988 Call Routing

March 21, 2024

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement from Chief Advocacy Officer Hannah Wesolowski.


NAMI Leads 40+ National Organizations to Urge Immediate Improvements to the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

March 21, 2024

NAMI applauds the FCC for taking steps to ensure 988 help seekers get connected to their local call centers Arlington, VA — Yesterday, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) led a group of over 40 national organizations in urging leadership at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human […]

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