New Study: NAMI Family Education “Significantly” Improves Coping with Mental Illness
NAMI’s Family-to-Family Education program “significantly” improves coping and problem-solving abilities of family members of individuals living with mental illness
Senate Passes Children’s Health Insurance Bill
Thanks to your support, the Senate passed legislation reauthorizing the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) on August 2 by a vote of 68-31.
NIMH Grant to Study NAMI's Family to Family Program
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have received a $2.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Mental Health to study the benefits of participating in a peer-directed family-to-family education program to enable people to effectively handle the mental illness of a relative or loved one.
NAMI Faces: Ramiro's Story
From abuse, addiction and jail to a better life. Read this powerful account of one man's journey along the path to mental illness recovery.
Recovery at Age 91
Mary Ann's tribute to her mother, Grace, telling the story of recovery at 91 years of age.
Authors, Filmmaker Focus on Children of Consumer Parents
NAMI Literature Award winners Bebe Moore Campbell, Virginia Holman and Lynette Brasfield, along with filmmaker Susan Smiley, address the challenges, heartbreaks and rewards of growing up with a parent with mental illness. Together, their works provide important new perspective on the experience of children of parents with mental illnesses in confronting challenges at different stages of life.