NAMI News

NAMI Statement on the Decision of FCC to Require Text-to-988

Nov 18 2021

With today’s decision to require providers to support text messaging to 988, the FCC has created a new vehicle for people to access help. The ability to text 988 will support at-risk communities, including youth and young adults, marginalized and underserved populations, and individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing.

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NAMI Announces REIMAGINE: A 988 Week of Action, Nov. 15–19

Oct 15 2021

NAMI is excited to announce registration is open for REIMAGINE: A Week of Action to Reimagine Our National Response to People in Crisis, taking place Nov. 15–19, 2021. The event will focus on building momentum to improve crisis services ahead of the July 2022 launch of 988, a new nationwide three-digit number for mental health, substance use and suicidal crises.

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NAMI to Join MTV Entertainment and Biden-Harris Administration for a Mental Health Youth Action Forum

Oct 12 2021

Today the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) announced it will be a part of MTV Entertainment Group’s and the Biden-Harris Administration’s Mental Health Youth Action Forum. MTV Entertainment Group is working to engage young people from across the U.S. to employ their creative expertise and direct knowledge of their peers to help drive their communities to take mental health actions.

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