Building Alliances Between Mental Health and Criminal Justice System

MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: Jim McManus Jim@sloweymcmanus.com (617) 523-0038 National Alliance on Mental Illness and the Association for Behavioral Healthcare Call for expansion of criminal justice diversion for people with mental illness Report highlights social, economic benefits of diversion programs Boston, February 2, 2012 – The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Massachusetts (NAMI Massachusetts) and the…

NAMI Massachusetts Strongly Opposes Balancing the State Budget on the Backs of People with Mental Illness

February 1, 2012 NAMI Massachusetts Strongly Opposes Balancing the State Budget on the Backs of People with Mental Illness The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Massachusetts (NAMI Massachusetts), a grassroots organization of more than 2000 members in the Commonwealth, is outraged once again that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is balancing its budget on the…