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NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is deeply disappointed that the Senate health care bill unveiled today, the Better Care Reconciliation Act, will slash Medicaid benefits for critical mental health services millions of Americans need to lead productive lives.
Individuals and family members affected by mental illness will be gathering together for our Annual NAMI Convention June 28-July 1. Learn more about the media events and happenings during the convention.
NAMI notes that the newly released Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score confirms devastating losses to mental health care in the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA).
NAMI is dismayed by the President’s FY 2018 Budget, which would slash funding for programs that deeply affect the lives of people with mental illness.
NAMI has released a new video series aimed at helping college bound students and their families talk about mental health. The videos are part of the “Starting the Conversation: College and Your Mental Health” guide NAMI and the Jed Foundation released last year.
NAMI strongly supports the bipartisan agreement on an Omnibus Appropriations bill for the remaining months of FY 2017.
NAMI is deeply disappointed that the U.S. House passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) today by a narrow 217-213 vote. The AHCA will result in an estimated 24 million Americans losing insurance coverage for mental health care at a time when our nation is currently facing a mental health crisis.
This month, NAMI will observe Mental Health Month to raise awareness about mental illness and call on all Americans to be 'Into Mental Health: Inspired, Informed, Involved.' The campaign will focus on the power of starting inspiring conversations, being informed to know the right thing to say and becoming involved with NAMI activities.
NAMI is pleased to announce its legislative priorities for 2017 as part of our ongoing efforts to ensure that policymakers maintain a focus and continue to address the needs of the mental health community.
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