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“NAMI Say It Out Loud” Virtual Card Game Will Prompt Important Mental Health Conversations Among Young People

March 21, 2023

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released NAMI Say It Out Loud — a free virtual card game designed by young people, for young people — that is intended to prompt important conversations about life, relationships and mental health.


NAMI Applauds President Biden’s Continued Focus on Mental Health in the State of the Union

February 8, 2023

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) applauds President Biden for reiterating the importance of bipartisan efforts to address our nation’s ongoing mental health crisis in his State of the Union address last night. NAMI, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization, agrees with the president that mental health must be a top priority for our nation.


NAMI Statement on Calif. Shootings and Crisis Deaths

January 26, 2023

NAMI calls for urgent action to improve mental health crisis response and common sense approaches to address gun violence.


Voters More Likely to Support Candidates Making Mental Health a Priority, NAMI/Ipsos Poll Shows

October 13, 2022

With just a few weeks until Election Day, the latest [[poll]] from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) finds that voters are more likely to support candidates who put forward policies that help people with mental health conditions. The poll highlights strong support from voters for issues like improving mental health care and removing barriers to access, as well as a possible upside for candidates who make mental health a priority.


NAMI Honors Christine Yu Moutier, M.D., with Annual Scientific Research Award

October 12, 2022

Daniel H. Gillison Jr., CEO of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), is presenting the NAMI 2022 Scientific Research Award to Christine Yu Moutier, M.D., the Chief Medical Officer for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) for the past nine years, during a ceremony today at the National Press Club.


Darcy Gruttadaro, J.D., Rejoins NAMI As Its Chief Innovation Officer

October 3, 2022

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization, announced today that Darcy Gruttadaro, J.D., has joined the executive leadership team as Chief Innovation Officer. Gruttadaro served as a leader at NAMI for 17 years before joining the American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) as Director of the Center for Workplace Mental Health.


NAMI Shares “What I Wish I Had Known” Personal Stories for Mental Illness Awareness Week

October 3, 2022

This year during Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), from Oct. 2–8, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is sharing real-life stories from people with mental illness focused on “What I Wish I Had Known.”

Storytelling is a compelling way to break through the stigma that makes it so difficult for many to come forward and get help. Experiences sends the message that there is a community of people who care and understand what you’re going through.


NAMI Announces Pivotal Investment in Mental Health Support and Advocacy from Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott

September 29, 2022

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the largest grassroots mental health organization in the nation, today announced a $30 million gift from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. This is the largest contribution to NAMI in the organization’s history


NAMI’s First-Ever Book, “You Are Not Alone” by Ken Duckworth, M.D., Debuts

September 20, 2022

The first-ever book from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) written by NAMI Chief Medical Officer Ken Duckworth, M.D., was published today by Zando. The book is titled “You Are Not Alone: The NAMI Guide to Navigating Mental Health ― With Advice from Experts and Wisdom from Real People and Families.”


NAMI/Ipsos Poll: Teens Struggling with Their Mental Health, but Parents and Schools Can Help

August 30, 2022

A new National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Teen Poll, conducted by Ipsos, found that teens who are struggling with their mental health are looking to their schools and parents for information and support.

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