Press and Media

Press and Media

Welcome to the NAMI Newsroom! Every day, the media publishes stories about mental health. As a leading voice in the mental health community, NAMI can help journalists and thought leaders shape their messages by providing knowledgeable spokespeople, statistics and personal stories of people living with mental illness.

NAMI has numerous resources available for the press and media, including:

  • Press Releases: Browse through statements and announcements from NAMI about the latest mental health news.
     
  • Public Service Announcements and Videos: View and download from NAMI’s broadcast-ready video archive of inspirational stories, PSAs, educational shorts and more.
     
  • Surveys and Reports: Read the latest opinion surveys and policy reports to explore the experiences of individuals, families, caregivers and members of the public on an array of important topics.
     
  • Infographics and Statistics: Learn the latest information on mental health and download statistics in easily-digestible and readable infographics.
     
  • Spokespersons: Lend a voice to your story. From thought leaders to psychiatrists to people with lived experience, NAMI has the right expert for your piece.
 

Recent Press Releases

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