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NAMI is always reviewing submissions for the NAMI Blog.
The NAMI Blog was founded with the goal of reminding readers that they are not alone in their mental health journeys. The generous contributions from our writers share the lived experience of people with mental illness and their families, shed light on perspectives from mental health care practitioners and offer advice to anyone who may be struggling with their mental health. We aim to share diverse perspectives, to address the challenges of mental illness and navigating the mental health care system and to find the beauty in our stories. The NAMI Blog is by our audience, for our audience. Everyone has a story to tell and wisdom to share — and we want to help them do so.
Unfortunately, we can accept only a small amount of the submissions received, so the best way to ensure publication is to follow these guidelines. Here’s what we’re looking for:
Read the NAMI Editorial Guide for more information about writing for NAMI.
If you’re battling a case of writer’s block, check out a few pieces that have been published for a bit of inspiration:
Note: All submissions we accept go through an editorial process to fit NAMI's voice and style.
The NAMI Blog is now accepting submissions for 2023! Here are the themes* for the year:
*These themes are subject to change