Use Your Voice

Telling your story is a critical component of effective mental health advocacy work. We’d love to help you take the first step towards creating meaningful change in your community through speaking up and sharing your story with others.

Share Your Story

Real stories from real people make real change.

NAMI-NYC is dedicated to making sure elected officials and other decision makers hear directly from families and individuals impacted by mental illness, to help policymakers understand why mental healthcare needs to be a top priority.

Please click here to share your story with us.

BIPOC Mental Health Month Survey

July is BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) Mental Health Month! We are looking for volunteers willing to share their mental health story and talk about how belonging to a non-white racial or ethnic minority group has impacted their experience with mental illness.

Please click here if you are interested in participating.

ER Psych Hospital Survey

The ER Psych Hospital Survey is part of our effort to improve mental equality and mental healthcare services, We are partnering with community organizations (e.g. Manhattan Together) to gather information from families and individuals who have experienced emergency psychiatric ER services. Our goal is to gather data and get recommendations in order to improve psychiatric ER experiences and services.

Please click here if you are interested in sharing your story [LINK].