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A report released today by NAMI reveals new information about the ongoing barriers people with mental illness experience when trying to find affordable, quality mental health care.
On November 8, NAMI was honored as the beneficiary of 100 Women in Finance’s annual gala in New York City. The event broke their previous fundraising record and raised $2.6 million. We are extremely honored by this gift, which will dramatically change how we deliver our programs to women and their families at all levels of our alliance.
The LIS program—which helps more than 11 million low-income Medicare beneficiaries afford medications—could restrict prescription drug access and increase costs for millions of already vulnerable Medicare beneficiaries.
NAMI expressed relief that the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson health reform bill was pulled from an expected vote this week.
NAMI is saddened to hear the news that former-Senator Pete Domenici of New Mexico has passed away. Senator Domenici worked tirelessly to educate his colleagues about mental illness and the need to improve mental health services and supports.
The United States Senate unanimously confirmed Elinore McCance-Katz, M.D., as the first ever Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders. This new federal leadership position was created by Congress as part of the 21st Century Cures Act of 2016.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) expresses gratitude for the Senate’s rejection of several proposed bills to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
NAMI is deeply disappointed that the revised Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), released today retains provisions that impose significant barriers to treatment and services for people with mental illness.
Three new members and two incumbents were elected to the 16-member board of directors of NAMI at its recent national convention in Washington, D.C.
NAMI announced the nationwide expansion of their flagship teen program, Ending the Silence, due to a generous gift from Former Second Lady of the United States, Tipper Gore.