Working to improve the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families
800 Transfer Road, #31
Saint Paul, MN 55114
toll free: 1-888-NAMI-HELPS
Grassroots advocacy stopped tens of millions of
dollars in cuts from mental health services last year.
Advocacy efforts are a major part of NAMI Minnesota's mission to support persons with mental illness and their families and to work to enact positive changes in the mental health system. NAMI is an active participant on work groups and committees that address issues related to mental illness, including: health care, housing, supportive employment, crisis services, mental health concerns in correctional facilities, access to treatment, and more.
NAMI Minnesota maintains a strong presence at the Minnesota Legislature by advocating and supporting issues important to persons with mental illness and their families. NAMI also works with the Mental Health Legislative Network on areas of common concern to a variety of member organizations.
Join NAMI Minnesota's Legislative Alert Network to receive timely updates on legislative issues related to mental illness. Click here to find out more about NAMI's legislative updates.
Finding Your Voice - a short video by NAMI Minnesota
How to Locate your Legislators
Use this link to your state senator and state representative so that you can contact them with your views on the need for improvements in the state's mental health system.
Non-profit Award for Advocacy Goes to NAMI Minnesota, here.