NAMI-NYC Metro is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that provides support, education, and advocacy throughout the New York metropolitan area on behalf of families affected by mental illness and their loved ones-all free of charge to the public. Scroll through the Who We Are links on the left for more information on our organization.
In the News
NAMI-NYC Metro leader, Michael Andersson featured in BBC News article: "Will Gun Laws Hurt the Mentally Ill?" Click here for article
NAMI-NYC Metro featured in Mental Health News Spring 2013 issue: "The Family Role in Recovery: Understanding the Illness and Embracing the Process." Click here for article
NAMI-NYC Metro featured on CCTV on Friday, January 18th. "Mental Health Community Wary over New York Gun Control Law" click here for video
NAMI-NYC Metro featured on PBS three hour special on Saturday, December 22nd. "What Next After Newtown: What Our Country And Communities Can Do" click here for video
NAMI-NYC Metro featured on WABC News on December 18, 2012. "Help for parents with kids with mental illnesses" click here for video and article
NAMI-NYC Metro featured in New York Post Opinion Page on December 12, 2012
click here to read the letter to the editor
NAMI-NYC Metro featured on WNYC on December 11, 2012. "With Bellevue Psychiatric Unit Offline, Mentally Ill Face New Challenges" click here for video and article
NAMI-NYC Metro featured on BrianLeher.TV on December 3, 2012. "Mental Illness: Lifting the Stigma" click here for video
Read NAMI-NYC Metro Executive Director Wendy Brennan's letter to the editor of the New York Daily News in response to a story about children receiving psychiatric suspension at NYC charter schools.
A New York Daily News story about the closing of Kingsboro Psychiatric Center in Brooklyn features a quote from NAMI-NYC Metro Executive Director Wendy Brennan.
Read a story about treatment for anxiety disorders from the Los Angeles Times, featuring NAMI-NYC Metro staffer Katie Linn discussing her own experiences.
Read NAMI-NYC Metro's letter to the editor of the New York Times in response to an editorial describing accounts of veterans waiting months to receive mental health care.
A Bronx family that benefited from the six-week NAMI Basics class is profiled in this story from NY1.
As many as one in five child welfare cases involves a parent with a mental health diagnosis. NAMI's partnership with the NYC Administration for Children's Services to help parents succeed is mentioned in this story from City Limits.
Read board member Jacqueline Martinez's letter to the editor of the New York Times in response to this story about the link between mental health disorders and substance abuse.
Read a column in the New York Daily News about NAMI's Family-to-Family Program. To learn more about this class or to sign up for the next session (coming this fall), call the Helpline at 212-684-3264.
Read our letter to the editor of the New York Times in response to a troubling front-page story on an incident in Massachusetts.
NAMI-NYC Metro's study of Timothy's Law, New York State's parity law, was published in leading journal Psychiatric Services. Read a summary of study results here. Our Op-Ed for theTimes Union of Albany can be found here. Read blog post on the Health blog of the Wall Street Journal here. Read other stories in Long Island Business News and Mental Health News.
Read a story about the 2011 NAMIWalks NYC in the Wall Street Journal.
Watch a NY1 story on the 2011 NAMIWalks NYC. Read a Walk story by the New York Nonprofit News.
Read our letter to the editor in the New York Daily News about how educators and police must learn skills to handle children with serious emotional and mental disorders.
Watch a story about bipolar disorder from WABC-7 featuring NAMI's Executive Director Wendy Brennan and Adria Allison, a facilitator of classes and support groups at NAMI-NYC Metro. You'll find it here.
NAMI-NYC Metro Executive Director Wendy Brennan is featured in a story about Medicaid redesign from WAMC/Northeast Public Radio. Listen to the story here.
NY1 aired a story on a new peer counseling program at some NYC public hospitals, featuring comments from NAMI-NYC Metro's Mary Lee Gupta. See the video and read the transcript here.
Read a column about NAMIWalks NYC 2010 in the New York Daily News.
CBSNews.com covered the 2010 NAMIWalks NYC. Watch the video.
Read a blog post on the Health blog of the Wall Street Journal related to NAMI's activities on mental health parity.
Read a story about mental health consumers finding help at NAMI-NYC Metro in bp magazine.