2005 | NAMI

House Medicaid Cuts Devastating for Americans with Mental Illnesses, Say Advocates

March 17, 2005

The House of Representatives today passed a federal budget resolution that advocates say would dramatically reduce federal support for Medicaid-financed mental health services.


APA, NAMI Testify on New Medicare Drug Program’s Impact on Medicaid Patients

March 3, 2005

Today the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) joined with other mental health groups in testifying at a Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing entitled "Implementation of the Medicare Modernization Act: Delivering Prescription Drugs to Dual Eligibles."


Keeping Families Together Act Re-Introduced; Advocates Say Congress Must Act This Year to End Custody Relinquishment for Mental Health Services

February 15, 2005

Lawmakers today will reintroduce legislation to address barriers that have led thousands of families to relinquish custody of children with mental or emotional disorders to access scarce mental health services.

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