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Research continues to fuel the dramatic breakthroughs and scientific advancements in the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of serious brain disorders that are helping millions of Americans recover from the once crippling effects of severe mental illness.
U.S. Senators Pete Domenici (R-NM) and Edward Kennedy (D-MA) are the opening keynote speakers on Thursday, July 16th, at the annual convention of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI), the nation’s leading grassroots advocacy organization solely dedicated to improving the lives of those with severe mental illnesses.
The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI), the nation’s leading grassroots advocacy organization solely dedicated to improving the lives of people with severe mental illnesses, will host its annual convention July 15-19, 1998 in Washington, D.C.
NAMI calls on Puerto Rico Senate leaders to end insurance discrimination against people with mental illness and pass the “Equal Treatment in Mental Health Services In Puerto Rico” bill (Senate Bill 1140) without delay.
We are devastated by the news of the terrible tragedy of Caroline Costello’s death. Our hearts break for this young woman and her family. Our compassion and tears over her death also extend to Michael Laudor’s family who showed never-ending love and support for their son since his initial diagnosis of schizophrenia.
The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) today urged the New York Senate to pass the mental health parity bill before the legislature adjourns on Thursday.
In the first lawsuit of its kind to go to trial in the United States, a federal court late last week held that a long-term disability policy which provides lower benefits for people with severe mental illnesses than other medical disorders is unfair and discriminatory.
The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) today called for swift passage of S2165, which would amend the Massachusetts insurance laws so that mental illnesses are covered in the same way as other biologically based diseases.
Selected by NAMI’s own grassroots membership, the physicians are being honored for their contributions to greater public understanding of brain disorders, outspoken work to eliminate stigma, or efforts to fight discriminatory policies against people with brain disorders.
Laurie Flynn, executive director of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI), congratulates Republican Governor Don Sundquist for signing House Bill 3177 into law, putting an end to insurance discrimination against thousands of people with mental illness in Tennessee.