Survey Reports

NAMI publishes public and community surveys to explore and discover the experiences and perspectives of individuals, family caregivers and members of the public on an array of important topics.

Mood Disorder Survey (2021)
The cost of treatment and access to quality, affordable care, along with stigma, are major barriers to Americans seeking help for mood disorders, according to a national survey conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of NAMI.

Digital Technology Use Among Individuals with Schizophrenia (2016)
To better understand the role of technology and to help inform our advocacy efforts as well as the larger research focus on adults with schizophrenia, NAMI commissioned Harris Poll (f/k/a Harris Interactive) to conduct  research designed to explore the role technology plays in their lives.

College Students Speak (2012)
NAMI conducted a national survey of college students living with mental health conditions to discover whether schools are meeting their needs and what improvements are needed to support their academic experience. 

Characterizing the Relationship Between Individuals with Mental Conditions and Community Pharmacists (2012)
Approximately 75 percent of individuals living with mental illness and their caregivers seldom or never receive safety or effectiveness monitoring assistance from community pharmacists according to a survey conducted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) in conjunction with the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists Foundation (CPNPF).

First Episode of Psychosis (2011)
The results of NAMI's online survey of individuals who have experienced psychosis firsthand or directly witnessed the experience of a family member or friend.

The Family Experience with Primary Care Physicians and Staff (2011)
Parents and caregivers answered a variety of questions related to their experiences discussing mental health concerns about their child with primary care physicians and staff and identified what helped them the most.

Depression Survey (2009)
This survey provides a baseline of the general public’s perceptions of depression and captures the experiences of people living with depression along with the experiences of their caregivers.

Schizophrenia: Public Attitudes, Personal Needs (2008)
This report represents NAMI's analysis and recommendations of a survey conducted by Harris Interactive among the general adult public, people living with schizophrenia, and caregivers. NAMI commissioned the survey in order to raise a national dialogue. Twice as many people today live with schizophrenia than with HIV/AIDS, yet many Americans know little about the disease.