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Public Policy Platform & Principles


The Public Policy Platform articulates where NAMI Texas stands on issues related to its goal of helping individuals and families affected by mental illness build better lives.  The purpose of this public policy platform is to provide direction and guidance on policy issues affecting people in Texas living with a mental illness to the NAMI Texas Board and NAMI Staff, to our local affiliates, to state agencies and other advocacy groups, and to inform the general public about relevant public policy.  NAMI Texas advocates for all people and families who are living with mental illness.

NAMI Texas Public Policy Principles

NAMI Texas Public Policy Principles (Adopted 2013)

NAMI Texas Public Policy Platform

We are currently developing our policy platform for 2019-2020.  If you have any feedback on potential policy priorities or would like to collaborate with NAMI Texas for the next legislative session, please email Greg Hansch at publicpolicy.director@namitexas.org.

Past NAMI Texas Policy Platforms

NAMI Texas Public Policy Platform (2017)

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