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September is National Suicide Prevention Month. All month, mental health advocates, prevention organizations, survivors, allies, and community members unite to promote suicide prevention awareness. Learn more

September is also National Recovery Month. Every September, SAMHSA sponsors Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate the people who recover. Learn more

NASMHPD Annual 2018 Commissioner's Meeting
August 9, 2018

The NASMHPD Annual 2018 Commissioner's Meeting was held from July 29-31, 2018. Presentations from the meeting, several of which were delivered by NRI board members and staff, are available online. Learn more


NRI Among Content Experts Advising APA on $14.2 Million Grant to Improve Treatment for Serious Mental Illness 
July 26, 2018

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has been awarded a five-year, $14.2 million grant to create an educational and support system to expand access to care for the 11 million adults in this country who have serious mental illness. 

The funding for the project, known as the Clinical Support System for Serious Mental Illness (CSS-SMI), was awarded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). 

NRI is proud to be among the 29 partnering organizations and individuals who will provide expertise on clinical content, educational resources and strategic guidance on the project Advisory Board. Learn more.

National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
July 12, 2018
July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month and the month offers organizations of all types and sizes an opportunity to create mental health awareness in diverse communities. Learn more
Therapy Reduces Risk in Suicidal Youth
July 12, 2018
A recent NIMH-funded clinical trial of a psychotherapy called dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)—which has been shown to be effective in reducing suicide-related behavior in adults—showed that DBT can also reduce suicide attempts and suicidal behavior in adolescents. Read more.