Supporting Community Inclusion and Non-Discrimination

People with mental illness deserve to be treated with respect and dignity within their community and be provided supports that enable them to be successful in managing their mental health. NAMI advocates for inclusion and community supports that help people focus on their health and fights against discriminatory policies.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)

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Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) both provide needed financial assistance to many people who have mental health conditions. The two programs are run by the US Social Security Administration (SSA).