NAMI Advocate

The NAMI Advocate is published at least two times a year as a member benefit.

In every issue, we cover a variety of topics relating to mental health, from research to pop culture to personal stories. If you'd like to start receiving Advocate, become a NAMI member today.

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The digital version of the Spring 2022 Advocate is now available, viewable through mobile devices or web browsers.

In the Latest Issue

Focused around “Together for Mental Health,” this issue features the importance of prioritizing mental health and ensuring that people get help early, especially young people. Topics include:

  • Mobile Crisis Teams: Providing an Alternative to Law Enforcement for Mental Health Crises 
  • NAMI Washington: Our Efforts Toward Youth Outreach
  • Why Supporting Youth Mental Health Matters 
  • Expressive Arts Therapy: A Sensory Approach to Trauma Healing 

View current and past issues (login required).

Download a quick reference guide to help navigate the new digital platform.

As a NAMI member, you can go to to create your free online account to be added to NAMI’s digital Advocate email distribution list. This will also give you access to our expanded digital archive library that includes Advocate issues as far back as 2014.

You will continue to receive both your print issue in the mail in addition to the digital version.