This webinar provides an overview of NAMI’s legislative priorities and key bills pending before Congress
Mental Illness Facts and Figures
Learn more about mental illness and how it affects 61.5 million Americans a year.
2015 Funding for Mental Illness Research and Services
Congress must invest in mental illness research at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and services at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Children, Youth and Young Adults
NAMI calls on Congress to support effective school-based mental health services and supports and the training of school personnel to better understand the early warning signs of emerging mental illness.
Criminalization of Mental Illness
NAMI calls on Congress to support alternatives to incarceration, access to treatment and better
coordination between mental health and criminal justice systems.
Comprehensive Mental Health Legislation
It is time for Congress to find common ground and reach agreement on comprehensive solutions to the mental health crisis in America.
Housing for Persons with Serious Mental Illness
Funding is needed to support effective housing programs that deliver decent, safe and affordable housing for people living with serious mental illness.
Military and Veterans
NAMI urges the Senate to pass the NDAA (S. 2410) with the suicide prevention and related provisions included in the Sexton Act. NAMI urges the House to include the Sexton Act provisions in the NDAA bill that is sent to the House for a vote.