La Nueva Normalidad

La Nueva Normalidad es un seminario en línea que tiene lugar dos veces al mes para miembros de la comunidad Latinx que presenta información útil para acceder a servicios de salud y aprender habilidades para afrontar la pandemia de COVID-19.   Acceso a Servicios de Salud Para Inmigrantes Durante la Pandemia de COVID-19. El 27…

Tribute to Michael Fetcho

Michael Fetcho was a long-term NAMI Massachusetts Board of Directors member, champion of our programs, and true friend of the organization. We are deeply saddened by his passing. We know that many of you, our members and supporters, have fond memories of Michael. We’d like to ask you to share your stories and photos with…

Advocacy Day postponed

We are disappointed to have to let you know we have made the difficult decision to postpone our Advocacy Day, scheduled for April 3rd. While we were working hard on converting our Advocacy Day to a virtual format, it’s clear that our legislators are extremely busy drafting laws to help mitigate the impact of COVID-19…

Important information about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the impact on NAMI Massachusetts programs

updated March 10, 2020   Dear NAMI Massachusetts community, Governor Baker has just announced a State of Emergency for Massachusetts due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Because we take the health and well-being of our NAMI Massachusetts community very seriously, we advise that in-person classes and support groups change to a conference call format and…

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COMPASS Helpline Holiday Hours

The COMPASS helpline is typically available Monday through Friday, 9 am – 5 pm. We’ll be closed for the upcoming holidays, as listed below.   Christmas Tuesday, December 24th: closed all day Wednesday, December 25th: closed all day Thursday, December 26th: closed all day Friday, December 27th: closed all day Monday, December 30th: open as…

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NAMI Basics OnDemand is now available!

NAMI Basics OnDemand is now available! NAMI Basics OnDemand  was created in response to the outpouring of requests for a program option that doesn’t require in person attendance. The OnDemand format gives participants an opportunity to get engaged with NAMI programs who otherwise may not be able to participate in their communities. NAMI Basics OnDemand…

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Important Information About Behavioral Health Services for Children with Commercial Insurance

Starting on July 1, 2019 fully-insured commercial insurance plans in Massachusetts must cover certain outpatient and intermediate care behavioral health services for children when medically necessary. What are outpatient and intermediate care behavioral health services? Outpatient behavioral health services are services delivered in a community-based setting, like a clinic, school, or home, that help diagnose…