The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) described massive state budget cuts in mental health care as a national crisis in a Congressional briefing today sponsored by the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD). NAMI is also preparing a comprehensive report on the national mental health crisis. At the briefing, NAMI focused only on the cuts in Alabama, Illinois, Kansas, Nevada, Ohio, Rhode Island, Tennessee and Washington.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has raised added concern about a study released by The Urban Institute that shows more than one-half of babies in poverty are being raised by mothers living with depression -- creating ... Read Post
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has published a crisis intervention team (CIT) manual for families, police, schools, mental health professionals and others to build local programs to help youth with mental illness. Th... Read Post