NAMI's Ask the Expert

Professionals, advocates and other NAMI experts answer your questions about mental health.

Frequently Asked Questions

For any other questions please email us at asktheexpert@nami.org.

 

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NAMI Ask the Expert: A Fireside Chat with Dr. Marlene Freeman and Dr. Ken Duckworth

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NAMI Ask the Expert: How To Help Someone With Mental Illness Accept Treatment

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NAMI Ask the Expert: An Evidence-Based Conversation on Violence and Mental Illness

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NAMI Ask the Expert: Suicide in Pretrial Detention and Expanding the Crisis Care Continuum

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NAMI Ask the Expert: The Future of WRAP with Founder Mary Ellen Copeland

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NAMI Ask the Expert: Bipolar Disorder: Advancements in Research & Treatment

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NAMI Ask the Expert: The Criminal Legal System – Transformation to Health and Justice

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NAMI Ask the Expert: Ask Us About Money – Building Financial Wellness to Enhance Recovery

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NAMI Ask the Expert: More Than a Number: The Impact of 988 on Reimagining Mental Health Crisis Care

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NAMI Ask the Expert: Precision Medicine Research: Hope for the Future

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NAMI Ask the Expert: How to Talk About Child Abuse and Neglect

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NAMI Ask the Expert You Are Not Alone Book Series - Session 2: Family Communication

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NAMI Ask the Expert - You Are Not Alone Book Series - Building a Life with a Diagnosis

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NAMI Ask the Expert: The Impact of Sound and Music

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Enhancing Immunity to Build Resilience: An Innovative Preventative Health Program

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Suicide Prevention: Creative Approaches to Prevention

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Suicide Prevention: Making Meaning of Loss

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Suicide Prevention: The AFSP & The JED Foundation

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NAMI Ask the Expert: Suicide Prevention

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The AAP and AFSP Blueprint for Youth Suicide Prevention: Opportunities to Support Youth and Families

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NAMI Ask the Expert: Lessons on the Impact of Trauma

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NAMI Ask the Expert: History of 911 and Lessons Learned for 988

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People, Place and Purpose: A Vision for the Failing Mental Health System

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Clozapine: Understanding Benefits & Barriers

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Dear Stranger: A Journey of Youth Mental Health

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NAMI Ask the Expert: Navigating the Winter & Holiday Blues

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NAMI Ask the Expert: Physical Health Is Mental Health

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NAMI Ask the Expert: The Me2/Orchestra: Using Music as Part of the Recovery Journey

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NAMI Ask the Expert: Suicide Prevention During COVID and Beyond — Science, Grassroots & Solutions

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How to Use the Solutions Suite for Health and Recovery

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Promoting Mental Health Equity in Black Churches

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Collaborative & Proactive Solutions: Ending Punitive Disciplinary Practices and Disproportionality

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Help Not Handcuffs: Implementing a New System

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Help Not Handcuffs: Additional Community Models

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Help Not Handcuffs: Legislation & Community Models

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Help Not Handcuffs: The Definition of Insanity Documentary & Panel Discussion

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NAMI Ask the Expert: Help Not Handcuffs

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Vaccine Science: A History of Distrust and Discrimination for People with Mental Illness

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NAMI Ask the Expert: Achieving Ideal Heart Health in People With Mental Illness

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NAMI Ask the Expert: Good News for People With Mental Illness As the Great American Smokeout Nears

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NAMI Ask the Expert: New Horizons in Schizophrenia Research

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NAMI Ask the Expert: Eating for Better Mental Health

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NAMI Ask the Expert: In-Person, Virtual and Everything In Between – Supporting Families and Children Returning to School

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NAMI's Ask the Expert Webinar: Failing Another Test in Addressing Mental Health Disparities

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NAMI's Ask the Expert Webinar: Impact of Racism and Trauma on Black Mental Health

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NAMI's Ask the Expert Webinar: How You Can Help LGBTQ Youth Mental Health

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NAMI's Ask the Expert Webinar: What to Know Before Using a Mental Health App

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NAMI’s Ask the Expert Webinar: Helping Each Other in Times of Crisis

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NAMI’s Ask the Expert Webinar: Supporting the Emotional Needs of Youth During COVID-19

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NAMI's Ask the Expert Webinar: COVID-19 and Workplace Mental Health

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NAMI's Ask the Expert Webinar: With CHOICES and Support, You Can Quit Smoking

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NAMI's Ask the Expert Webinar: A Look Inside Dialectical Behavior Therapy

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NAMI's Ask the Expert Webinar: Antidepressants: How Do They Work?

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NAMI's Ask the Expert Webinar: Supporting a Loved One with Psychosis

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NAMI's Ask the Expert Webinar: Caregiving for Adults with Mental Illness

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NAMI's Ask the Expert Webinar: Cultural Competence in Psychiatry

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NAMI's Ask the Expert Webinar: Improving Mental Health Care Through Inclusion and Compassion

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NAMI's Ask the Expert Webinar: Understanding Self-Harm

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NAMI's Ask the Expert Webinar: Reversing Health Disparities in People with Serious Mental Illness

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NAMI's Ask the Expert Webinar: The Opioid Epidemic

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NAMI's Ask the Expert Webinar: Ketamine for Depression

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