Welcome to the NAMI Newsroom, the place for reporters, advocates and other media professionals. NAMI's communications services team is available around-the-clock to news media for: |
- Expert analysis on a wide range of issues related to severe mental illnesses or brain disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder/manic-depression, major depression, and anxiety disorders.
- Current data on research, treatments, rates of prevalence
- Interviews with national spokespersons and technical experts
- Access to persons with serious mental illness and their families who are willing to share personal stories with the media
- Comment on breaking news
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For NAMI Press Releases, you may read the most recent release below, or visit the Press Release Archive to browse releases from 1997 - present.
|Most Recent Press Releases
NAMI Honors Exemplary Psychiatrists for "Going the Extra Mile" for Mental Health Care
NAMI will honor 20 doctors as "Exemplary Psychiatrists" at the American Psychiatric Association's (APA) annual conference in San Francisco on May 20, 2013.
"It's Time": NAMI Partners with Lifetime Television, including PSA and Special Website on Mental Illness
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is partnering with Lifetime Television around the premiere of the movie Call Me Crazy: A Five Film on Sat., April 20, 2013, to promote public dialogue about mental illness.
NAMI Honors Vancouver Canucks for Mental Health Awareness Campaign
NAMI has selected the Vancouver Canucks of the NHL to receive one of its highest honors for leadership in raising public awareness of mental illness.
NAMI Statement: The President’s Mental Health Proposals
Michael J. Fitzpatrick, executive director of NAMI issued the following statement about President Obama’s “Plan to Protect Children and Communities from Gun Violence,” released today.
White House Gun Task Force: NAMI Calls on President and Congress to "Do What's Right" for Mental Health Care
Michael J. Fitzpatrick, executive director of NAMI, met yesterday with Vice President Joseph Biden's task force on gun control, along with other leaders of the mental health community, urging action to strengthen and expand mental health care services.
Facts About NAMI
NAMI is dedicated to the eradication of mental illnesses and to the improvement of the quality of life of all whose lives are affected by these diseases.
Facts and Figures About Mental Illness
Mental illnesses can profoundly disrupt a person's thinking, feeling, moods, ability to relate to others and capacity for coping with the demands of life.
Military and Veterans Mental Health
American troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and other veterans cannot depend solely on the Departments of Defense (DoD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) for mental health care—even though the civilian mental health care system is in crisis, according to the annual convention of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) held this past week.
NAMI Applauds Bipartisan Mental Illness Insurance Parity Bill
NAMI is proud to support the Mental Health Parity Act of 2007 and the unprecedented bipartisan agreement achieved by Senators Pete Domenici, Ted Kennedy and Mike Enzi.
Statement on TAC Hospital Report
NAMI responds to the Treatment Advocacy Center's (TAC) report on the shortage of hospital beds for individuals with mental illness.
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