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IllustrationSharing information and support is the heart of NAMI's mission. This is the place to access the information that matters most to you, such as targeted news, personal stories and features and other resources. You are also invited to join a conversation in our Discussion Groups, where you may ask questions and find support with others who know where you're coming from. This community below will grow and change over time, based on your feedback and use. If you would like to make recommendation, or suggest a new community, please contact us.

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CIT in Action Issue #2
Read the CIT in Action Issue #2 from the NAMI CIT Technical Assistance Resource Center. Included in this issue are articles on Community CIT initiatives, CIT is International, Second Chance Act of 2005 Introduced and more.

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Discussion Groups

Criminal Justice Forum
Share knowledge and support with consumers, family members and others who are dealing with the criminal justice system.

Recent Discussions
Protective Orders in N.C.
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Treatment & Recovery Info

Nancy Grace Promotes NAMI
The Grand Marshall of the NAMI NYC Walks program will be appearing as a guest on the Nancy Grace show on Friday evening.

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Knowledge Base

How to Help: When a Person with Mental Illness is Arrested
This guide, co-written by NAMI New York State and the Urban Justice Center, is designed to help New Yorkers with mental illness and others navigate the criminal justice system.

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Taking Action

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Mental Health Courts Reauthorization