We need a state budget NOW. Please stop what you are doing and take a moment to call Rep. Mike Turzai, who agreed to a budget framework on Nov. 9. We need our Speaker of the House to come through for us! PLEASE TAKE ACTION Call Rep. Mike Turzai at (717) 772-9943. WHAT TO DO Call Rep. Turzai, or leave [...]
The budget impasse has gone on long enough and, once again, we think a final budget is close to being done. We need to tell our legislators about the difficult circumstances the impasse has created for human service providers and their clients. PLEASE TAKE ACTION Please take a minute today and email your legislators! Tell [...]
The news media report that the PA Legislature and Governor may have a budget by Thanksgiving. We must rally now for human services to make sure mental health funding is included in the new budget. PLEASE TAKE ACTION Email or call your state representatives today. WHAT TO DO Ask your legislators to support: * restoration [...]
A video blog by Chris Michaels, Executive Director of NAMI Southwestern Pennsylvania, on the Disability Rights Network.
PLEASE TAKE ACTION TODAY Today, Oct. 7, the PA General Assembly will put part of the Gov. Wolf's proposed budget to a vote. WHAT TO DO Call your state representative and say the following: "I live in your district, and I support the Governor's proposal to increase human services funding, specifically mental health funding, even [...]
Mark your calendar and join us at the Waterfront to celebrate recovery of mental illness. On Sunday, Oct. 4, thousands of mental health advocates and friends will come together for our biggest event of the year, the 9th Annual NAMIWalks. Everyone is welcome! Register Now. Date: Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015 Location: The Waterfront, Homestead* Registration: [...]