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,…

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…

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…