Every great movement is fueled by powerful voices.
This is the time to raise your voice for mental health and say, “We need more mental health care, not less.”
Join NAMI’s Virtual Hill Day and more than 1,000 NAMI advocates who will be meeting in-person on Capitol Hill telling Senators to #Act4MentalHealth on Thursday, June 29.
Make a call. Send an email. Tweet.
Tell your Senators to oppose any health reform bill that leaves fewer people with coverage for mental health care. Help us make the mental health movement impossible for anyone on Capitol Hill to ignore.
3 ways to #Act4MentalHealth on June 29:
1. Make a call
Call (202) 224-3121
Press #1 and enter your zip code.
Join us in saying, “In our state, we need more mental health care, not less. Oppose any health reform bill that leaves fewer people with coverage for mental health care. Thank you.”
If you are nervous about making a phone call, check out this great blog about calling Congress when you have social anxiety.
2. Send an email
Go here, enter your information and click, “Send Message To All My Legislators.”
Look up the Twitter handles of your Senators here. Then, tweet the following messages at your Senators. Don’t forget to put a “.” before their Twitter handle to make sure your followers see the message too!
.[@memberofcongress] 1 in 5 have #mentalillness. Vote NO on any bill leaving fewer people with mental health coverage. #Act4MentalHealth
.[@memberofcongress] 1/2 of #mentalillness begins by 14. Vote NO on any bill leaving fewer kids w/mental health coverage #Act4MentalHealth
.[@memberofcongress] Mental health coverage is a lifeline to recovery. Vote NO on any bill leaving fewer people w/coverage #Act4MentalHealth