Take Action On Advocacy Issues
If you have a story, you have the power to influence policymakers.
Policy change is one major way we can make a difference in the lives of people living with mental health conditions and their families. NAMI advocates for an array of issues including:
Protecting people’s access to treatment and services
Attaining mental health parity
Securing better funding for research
We maintain an active presence in the U.S. Capitol on priority issues with relationships on both sides of the aisle. NAMI also has a strong presence in all 50 states, advocating for state laws, as well as county and local policies that will ensure that people get the help they need.
Advocate on Current Legislation
Become an advocate and help influence positive policy reform in your community and across the country.
Learn about the Issues
Mental health public policy is a complicated topic, learn more about the current issues impacting the lives of those living with mental illness.