State Legislation Report
Trends in State Mental Health Policy
Recognizing the crucial role of the states in directing mental health services and supports, NAMI has reviewed and analyzed standout state mental health legislation in 2019 to identify key trends in mental health policymaking. NAMI’s State Legislation Report: Trends in State Mental Health Policy (2019) offers policymakers and mental health advocates examples of policy options they can advance to improve the lives of individuals affected by mental health conditions. The report also highlights lessons from NAMI State Organization leaders who played an important role in shaping some of these policies.