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Current Policy News & Alerts

Stay informed and up-to-date on critical policy issues affecting people with mental illness. Below is the latest news related to public policy, legislation, legal issues and advocacy. Also, NAMI's E-News delivers the latest breaking policy developments direct to your inbox. To subscribe or read the latest E-News, see below.

Current Policy News

NAMI Comments on Service Animals on U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Property

NAMI Comments on the 2015 5-Year NIMH Strategic Plan
On behalf of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), I am pleased to offer the following comments on the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) draft 5-Year Strategic Plan for 2015.

“I AM (Still) ESSENTIAL” Coalition Sign-on Letter
We, the undersigned patient and community organizations representing millions of patients and their families, are pleased to submit comments in support of many aspects of the proposed rule Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2016 (79 FR 70673, Nov. 26, 2014)).

Congress Completes Action on FY 2015 “Omnibus” Appropriations Bill

NAMI Testimony on FY 2015 Research Funding
NAMI’s testimony to the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Subcommittee Committee on Appropriations on 2015 funding for the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

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