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

“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” Auction Proceeds to Benefit the National Alliance on Mental Illness
Nov 04 2019
Rachel Bloom, creator and star of the hit television show “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” is auctioning her hand-selected inventory from the show to raise money for NAMI.
NAMI Raises Awareness by Dispelling Harmful Myths About Mental Illness
Oct 07 2019
In honor of Mental Illness Awareness Week on October 6-12, 2019, the National Alliance on Mental Illness and its affiliates across the country are raising awareness and dispelling some of the common myths about mental illness. 
NAMI Releases First Free Online Class for Parents of Children with Mental Illness
Oct 01 2019
NAMI Basics OnDemand is now available. The new class is an online version of the in-person NAMI Basics: a free, six-session education program for parents, caregivers and other family who provide care for youth aged 22 or younger who are experiencing mental health symptoms.