NAMI and Advocacy: Staying United in the Face of Challenging Times By Mary Giliberti, J.D. | Jun. 16, 2017 NAMI’s advocacy power comes from being a nonpartisan organization with passionate grassroots members who are willing to speak up on behalf of people who live with mental illness. And advocacy has never been more important than it is today. Read More. Health Care Debate: Outrageous! Take Action Now! By Mary Giliberti, J.D. | Jun. 09, 2017 We’d like to think that Americans want to move forward, not back. Unfortunately, Congress is moving backwards in the current debate over health care. Now is the time to contact your Senators and tell them to say no to reckless bills that threaten people’s lives. Read More.