NAMI Applauds 3-Digit Suicide Hotline Legislation

Sep 25 2019
NAMI is thrilled by the introduction of H.R. 4194, the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act. The bill directs the Federal Communications Commission to designate 9-8-8 as the three-digit dialing code for a national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline. Read More.

NAMI Statement on Mass Shootings in Texas and Ohio

Aug 5 2019
Every time we experience a tragedy like this, people with mental illness are drawn into the conversation. The truth is that the vast majority of violence is not perpetrated by people with mental illness. Statements to the contrary only serve to perpetuate stigma and distract from the real issues. Read More.