I'm upset by the media & political response to a recent tragedy. What is NAMI doing about it?

NAMI is dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.  NAMI works at the Federal, State and local levels to advocate for policies and regulations on a broad range of issues that impact mental health.  Among some of the issues:  Medicaid and Medicare funding, insurance parity, research, education, Veteran's and children's mental health, housing, reducing disparities and criminalization and more.  You can read more on NAMI’s Public Policy Platform to learn about NAMI’s positions on issues such as Stigma & Discrimination, Treatment, Diversion from Justice Involvement, Treatment and Research, among many others. 

As a leading voice in the mental health movement, NAMI works to shape messages about the mental health community. To stay updated on NAMI’s press releases, public service announcements, surveys and reports visit NAMI Press & Media.

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