NAMI Blog

NAMI Mass, an outstanding nonprofit grassroots education, support and advocacy organization, is seeking a dynamic new Executive Director in Boston

May 30, 2017

The Organization Founded in 1982, NAMI Mass is a membership organization comprised of individuals with mental health conditions, family members, friends, professionals and others who care about people with mental health conditions. There are 21 affiliated organizations located throughout the Commonwealth. One in five adults experience some form of mental health condition in any given year. NAMI Mass provides peer and caregiver education classes and support groups, distributes weekly electronic communications, advocates for effective public policy, and fosters close working relationships with collaborative coalitions to bridge the knowledge gap and reduce stigma. NAMI Mass strives to improve the quality of … read more

Join/Renew NAMI Membership Before the Rates Go Up July 1, 2017!

Join/Renew your membership today at Join: https://www.nami.org/Get-Involved/Join Renew: https://www.nami.org/Logon?returnurl=%2fMy-NAMI When you become a member of the National Alliance on Mental Illness NAMI you become a member at the National, State, and local Affiliate level. Joining NAMI increases the power of your voice to advocate for millions of Americans affected by mental illness and to fight mental illness stigma and the resulting discrimination. Some of the additional benefits of NAMI Membership are: Receive a free account on www.nami.org Receive the NAMI Advocate magazine Attend the national and state conventions at a discount rate Receive Online access to member-only content Receive the … read more

Laurie Martinelli Steps Down as Executive Director

April 26, 2017

“At our last meeting, the NAMI Massachusetts Board accepted Laurie’s resignation with regret and expressed our appreciation for her leadership during her tenure. Thanks to Laurie’s hard work and commitment, NAMI Mass is a solid, vibrant organization that we can all be proud of,” said Tom Scurfield. read more

Why the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Cannot Be Repealed

January 13, 2017

Many members of Congress are intent on repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), (Obamacare). NAMI Mass strongly opposes repeal and recently joined the Massachusetts Coalition for Coverage and Care. read more

NAMI Mass Is There For Allie And Her Family

December 4, 2016

Please make a difference and give as generously as you can. Thank you and best wishes for a healthy, joyful, and peaceful holiday season.

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The Election Results: With Change Comes Opportunity

November 10, 2016

Now that the elections are over, it is time to turn out attention to passing mental health reform. read more