NAMI worked with a bipartisan group of legislators on key components of the bill including increasing access and continuity of care for veterans in need of coordinated support.
Coordinated specialty care supports optimal prescribing of antipsychotics with fewer side effects
No one will lose their coverage or have protections stripped away because of this ruling at this time.
The suicide rate has been rising in the United States since the beginning of the century, and is now the 10th leading cause of death, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A new report, authored in part by researchers at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), part of the National Institutes of Health, provides guidance on how to implement universal suicide risk screening of youth in medical settings.
9/14/2018 In partnership with the Association for Community Affiliated Plans and other organizations, NAMI filed suit today to invalidate the federal short-term, limited duration (STLD) insurance plan rule issued last month by three federal agencies. The legal challenge seeks a temporary injunction against the recently issued STLD rule, which would expand the availability of plans that do … Continue reading NAMI And Others File Lawsuit Against The Short-Term, Limited Duration Plan Final Rule
Background on Short Term Limited Duration Rule Change On Wednesday, August 2, 2018, the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor, and the Treasury released a final rule that will expand the availability of certain health insurance plans that are not required to cover people with pre-existing conditions or provide coverage for mental health … Continue reading Parity Rule Change to Health Insurance Will Impact Mental Health Treatment
Author: Adrienne Kennedy, MA – 7/17/2018 On June 30, among the 15 of my board member peers, I was elected to serve as President of the NAMI Board of Directors for 2018/2019. I am honored and humbled to be provided the opportunity to represent the hundreds of thousands of families, peers and avid supporters who comprise this … Continue reading NAMI’s New President Outlines Priorities For Serious Mental Illness
Washington Post Live National Alliance on Mental Illness CEO: ‘Care is care’ when treating serious mental illness Mary Giliberti, CEO of National Alliance on Mental Illness, warns that serious mental illness is often referred to as the “greatest health disparity that nobody is talking about.” June 13, 2018 | 7:45 AM EDT See Washington Post … Continue reading “Care is Care” When Treating Serious Mental Illness
5/9/2018 NAMI is pleased to announce the launch of Serving Safely, a national initiative to help police and sheriffs’ departments effectively respond to mental health crises. Funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, “Serving Safely: The National Initiative to Enhance Policing for Persons with Mental Illnesses and Developmental Disabilities” will be a one-stop shop for communities—specifically … Continue reading New Initiative Helps Keep People With Mental Illness Out Of Jail