Press Releases

NAMI Leaders Lobby Congress Call For Immediate Cloture on FY 2004 Appropriations Bill
Feb 02 2004
State and local leaders of NAMI: The Nation’s Voice on Mental Illness will be visiting Capitol Hill offices on Thursday, January 15, as part of an annual leadership conference lasting through the weekend.
CARES Commission Accountable if Realignment Plans Are Flawed
Feb 02 2004
NAMI’s concern grows over the Veterans Administration’s Capital Asset Realignment for Enhanced Services (CARES) commission’s decisions to close inpatient psychiatric care beds, such as the currently planned closure of Waco Veterans Affairs Psychiatric Hospital in Waco, TX.
Leaders Criticize Threatened Mental Health Service Budget Cuts, Call for Statewide Plan West Virginia is First State in New National Campaign
Jan 26 2004
NAMI-WV and more than thirty partner organizations are kicking off West Virginia Mental/Behavioral Health Awareness Day today at the capital in Charleston by criticizing threatened budget cuts that would deny access to treatments and services to people living with mental disorders and calling for a statewide plan for mental health services.