NAMI Washington Lobby Day coming Monday, February 17, 2020!! Make your voice heard!

Monday, February 17, 2020 is a very special day for NAMI Members across Washington!  It is a time for members from across Washington to meet in Olympia.  We meet as affiliates but we also meet as Washingtonians to present our views to our individual legislative district representatives.

Our schedule for the 2020 lobby day:

8:30 – 9:00 AM: Arrival and continental breakfast

9:00 – 10:30 AM: Welcome, Legislative Issues Update, and Advocacy Skills Workshop

10:45- 4:00 PM: Legislative Visits  (The NAMI Washington state office will schedule the legislative appointments for each local NAMI affiliate)

5:30 – 7:30 PM: Reception at the governor’s mansion! (Limited to 200)

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NAMI Washington and it’s 19 affiliates follow legislative priorities:

  1. Protect and Increase Access to Quality Mental Health Services
  2. Decriminalize Behavioral Health Conditions
  3. Prioritize Prevention and Early Intervention
  4. Ensure the Finacial Stabilitiy of a Quality Mental Health Care System

To view NAMI Washington priorities click here.

If you would like to register for NAMI Washington Lobby Day click HERE.

For additional information contact NAMI Thurston-Mason at info@namitm.org or call 360-493-6021.