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Joseph Feaster, NAMI member and Matt Bermingham, NAMI Mass BOD member join host Karen Holmes Ward of WCVB’s Cityline on Sunday, November 13, 2016, to discuss mental health in the African-American community. Watch the video


June Binney, Director of the NAMI Mass Criminal Justice Diversion Project is interviewed on WBUR’s RadioBoston program. Listen to the audio.

LM interview on WBZ-TV 1.5.16

Laurie Martinelli, Executive Director was interviewed, by Chantee Lan of WBZ-TV on January 5, 2016, about President’s Obama proposal of $500 Million for mental health. Watch the video.


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2015 was a very good year. We are ever thankful to and grateful of our dedicated staff, volunteers, Board of Directors, members, donors, grantors, and walkers! Without all of you, we would not be able to fulfill our mission to improves the lives of those facing the challenges of mental illness. Watch the highlights video


NAMI Mass COMPASS Chronicle segment

WCVB-TV 5’s Chronicle segment, about the NAMI Mass COMPASS resource helpline, aired on Tuesday, December 8th at 7:30 pm as a part of a series on mental health. Megan Wiechnik, NAMI Mass Resource Helpline Director was interviewed. Watch the segment


Gwen Blackburn

Joseph Feaster, Jr. a member of NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness), joined Gwen Blackburn, host of Minority Counterpoint, to discuss mental health and stigma in the African-American Community. Listen to the show.



Joseph Feaster Jr with portrait of son Joseph III (Jesse Costa-WBUR)

Joseph Feaster, Jr. a member of NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness), joined Lisa Rollins, of WBUR’s  Commonhealth Reform and Reality radio program, to discuss losing his son (Joseph III), mental illness, suicide, and stigma in the African-American community. Listen to the show that aired July 29, 2015.



WCVB Cityline Segment NAMI and Mental Illness in Community of Color

On August 9, 2015, NAMI Mass Board Member Dr. Mathieu Bermingham and NAMI Mass Director of Diversity Outreach & Inclusion Florette Willis discussed NAMI Mass and mental illness in communities of color with WCVB-TV 5’s CityLine host Karen Holmes-Ward.  Watch the segment.


CEOs Press Conference

On June 26, 2015, at 11:00 am, NAMI Mass held a press conference to officially launch the campaign and announce the first 25 CEOs to participate. The press conference was held in the Human Resources Training Room at the Logan Office Center (LOC), One Harborside Drive, East Boston. Massport CEO Thomas Glynn, who was one of the first 25, hosted the press conference.  Watch the Press Conference


WCVB TV 5 Press Conference segment on CEOs Against Stigma

WCVB-TV 5 coverage of the CEOs Against Stigma press conference on June 26, 2015. Watch the video


Dan Rea Joyce Murphy Ken Duckworth

New England’s #1 prime time radio program, “Nightside with Dan Rea,” on WBZ News Radio 1030 (AM) discussed the issue of mental illness in the workplace. The live radio show was aired on Wednesday, July 29, 2015.

  • Radio show guests:
    Joyce Murphy, one of the first CEOs to join this campaign and the Executive Vice Chancellor of UMASS Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine Division,
  • Ken Duckworth, MD, a Harvard professor, psychiatrist, and the Medical Director for NAMI

Listen to the recorded broadcast