Advocacy News & Alerts

NAMI Mass Racial Equality Statement

We are in this together! You are not alone! On behalf of the NAMI Mass Board of Directors and Executive Director, we feel we would be remiss not to voice our passion for social justice and how appalled we are at the murder of George Floyd in the Powderhorn community of Minneapolis, Minnesota. This is…

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Attorney General announces agreements to enforce parity legislation

On February 27, 2020, Attorney General Maura Healey announced agreements with five insurers and two health benefits administrators to improve parity compliance and enforcement in the Commonwealth. This is an important step in improving access to behavioral health services and will effect up to 1 million people in the state. You can watch a short…

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Omnibus Mental Health bill passes in the Senate

On February 6th, the Massachusetts State Senate Released an Exciting Omnibus Mental Health Bill – SB 2519 An Act Addressing Barriers to Care for Mental Health. NAMI Mass thanks all the Senators who worked so hard to make this bill possible especially Senate President Karen Spilka, Senator Michael Rodrigues, Senator Cindy Friedman, Senator Julian Cyr,…

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