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NAMI Statement on Violence Against Asian American Community

NAMI Statement on Violence Against Asian American Community March 18, 2021 ARLINGTON, VA — The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement from NAMI CEO Daniel H. Gillison Jr., regarding the recent violence against members of the Asian American community. “We are deeply saddened by this traumatic event in Atlanta that…

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NAMIWalks Your Way Mass Virtual Rally & Kick-Off!

NAMIWalks Your Way Mass Virtual Rally & Kick-Off! Please register to participate in our Virtual Rally and Kick-Off Event! This event is scheduled for March 11th, from 7pm to 8pm and requires registration to receive the Zoom video invitation. Link to register! We hope to see you there!

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Tell Us About Your Housing Search…

Tell Us About Your Housing Search… Have you looked for housing in the past 4 years? Or have you supported someone else who has looked for housing in the past 4 years? If yes, NAMI Mass like to hear about the search! We’re putting together a workbook to help people who are looking for housing…

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Registration is now open for NAMI Homefront Online!

Registration is now open for NAMI Homefront Online! NAMI Homefront is a free 6-session program for family, friends and significant others of current and former military members. The program is designed to help people understand and support their family member while maintaining their own well-being. Classes start October 5th – 7th, and space is limited!…

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Family Support & Education – a webinar

Family Support & Education Wednesday, September 23rd 6 – 7 pm by Zoom What is family support and education and where can you find it? Join us to find out! Learn about support and education options for family members, partners, and friends. Hear from folks who are leading support groups and family education programs, and…

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9-8-8 National Day of Action

9-8-8 National Day of Action We need your help to get 9-8-8 over the finish line! This easy-to-access, nationwide 3-digit emergency number (9-8-8*) will help people in a mental health crisis. And it’s close to becoming a reality. The Federal Communications Commission unanimously voted in July to designate 9-8-8 as the universal three-digit dialing code…

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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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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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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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