Press Releases

NAMI Statement on the Tragic Death of Irvo Otieno
Mar 22 2023
The news and video of Irvo Otieno’s death can be triggering and traumatic. NAMI is here to help. If you need resources or support, contact the NAMI HelpLine, open Mon-Fri from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. EDT, by calling 1-800-950-NAMI (6264), texting “HELPLINE” to 62640 or chatting at
“NAMI Say It Out Loud” Virtual Card Game Will Prompt Important Mental Health Conversations Among Young People
Mar 21 2023
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released NAMI Say It Out Loud — a free virtual card game designed by young people, for young people — that is intended to prompt important conversations about life, relationships and mental health.
NAMI Applauds President Biden’s Continued Focus on Mental Health in the State of the Union
Feb 08 2023
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) applauds President Biden for reiterating the importance of bipartisan efforts to address our nation’s ongoing mental health crisis in his State of the Union address last night. NAMI, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization, agrees with the president that mental health must be a top priority for our nation.
NAMI Statement on Calif. Shootings and Crisis Deaths
Jan 26 2023
NAMI calls for urgent action to improve mental health crisis response and common sense approaches to address gun violence.