You are not alone and we know recovery and wellbeing is possible. Together, we can continue to build a comprehensive system of behavioral health care in our state. While significant investments and improvements to the state’s behavioral health system have been made, many Washingtonians still face crises in the face of systemic barriers that impede access to care.

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The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Washington in partnership with our 19 local affiliates advocate at the state level for a fully funded behavioral health system, increased access to a continuum of behavioral health services, prioritization of prevention and early intervention, and decriminalization of behavioral health conditions.

Hello and welcome to the virtual home for NAMI Washington’s policy and advocacy. We are excited to advocate with you!

Policy and Advocacy

Welcome to the virtual home for NAMI Washington's policy and advocacy. We are excited to advocate with you!