Advocacy News & Alerts

Presidential Candidate Forum on Mental Health

On September 27th 7:00-10:00 PM ET, Mental Health for US is bringing together presidential candidates and our community to talk about some of the most urgent issues facing the nation today: mental health and addiction. Candidates will discuss their plans and voters will ask their most pressing questions about these issues ahead of the Iowa…

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Ghost Networks & the Budget passed!

Thank you so much to all our advocates who reached out to legislators and the Governor in the last couple of weeks. We have been successfully on all fronts!   At the end of the session, both the House & Senate unanimously passed the Ghost Networks bill – S 2295 – An Act to increase…

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NAMI to Appeal Decision in Short-Term, Limited-Duration Plan Lawsuit

Last fall, NAMI joined a lawsuit challenging an Administration regulation that allowed for the expanded sale of short-term, limited duration (STLD) insurance plans. Earlier today, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon upheld the Administration’s regulation in ACAP v. Treasury. NAMI believes this regulation hurts our decades-long fight for mental health parity by allowing for an…

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Tell Congress to invest in Mental Health

This time of year, Congress makes decisions on funding important programs and services. We need your voice to tell policymakers to pass a budget that invests in mental health research, services and supports. Fortunately, the House Appropriations Committee has already shown that they are willing to support Americans affected by mental health conditions by passing a funding…

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