Press Releases

NAMI Peer-to-Peer Recovery Program To Expand Nationally in 2005
Dec 09 2004
NAMI’s (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) Peer-to-Peer Recovery Education Program will be expanding in 2005 as the result of support from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals.
Country Music Superstar Clint Black to Entertain at NAMI "Time for Hope" Benefit Concert
Dec 03 2004
Grammy Award-winning country music superstar Clint Black will perform at a special benefit concert at the Ryman Auditorium on January 13, NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) announced today, as part of its nationwide Campaign for the Mind of America.
NAMI National Board Members Moe Armstrong and Mindy Greiling, Honored with National Award
Nov 10 2004
NAMI National Board Members, Moe Armstrong of Connecticut and Mindy Greiling of Minnesota, will be given Eli Lilly and Company's "2004 Helping Move Lives Forward Reintegration Award," on November 11, in Indianapolis.
Take A Mental Health Day After Election Day
Oct 28 2004
Four days after Election Day, NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) will hold its first 5K fundraising walkathon in the nation’s capital - NAMIWalks DC - to benefit the 220,000-person national organization and its District of Columbia affiliate.
FDA Announcement on Black Box Warning Label for Antidepressants Used With Children
Oct 15 2004
Providing both doctors and parents with complete information represents sound clinical practice. Discussion of benefits and risks in prescribing any medication or course of treatment is essential.
Sep 30 2004
NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) today charged CBS Television with gross irresponsibility and potential endangerment of the lives of children with mental illness as a result of its September 22 broadcast of the Dr. Phil Primetime Special: Family First.
NAMI Convention Opens
Sep 08 2004
NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) opens its 25th Anniversary convention this week with a symposium on African Americans and mental illness, the deaf community and sessions focused on youth suicide prevention.
Mental Illness Prolific Among College Students
Aug 25 2004
Due to a high rate of mental illness found among the college population, the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill urges parents to talk to their children about mental illness before college and maintain an open dialogue throughout young adulthood.
NAMI and Latino Legislators "Break the Silence" on Mental Illness in National Forum
Aug 24 2004
NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) and the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators are holding a national forum in La Jolla, California this week for Latino state legislators to address issues involving mental illness.
Los Legisladores Latinos y NAMI 'Rompen el Silencio' Sobre Enfermedades Mentales en Foro Nacional en California
Aug 24 2004
NAMI (Alianza Nacional para los Enfermos Mentales) y el Caucus Nacional Hispano de Legisladores Estatales organizarán esta semana un foro nacional sobre enfermedades mentales en La Jolla, California.