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Public Policy Committee - Work in Progress

NAMI's Public Policy Committee (PPC) helps craft our legislative agenda. These meetings are open to the public so we can hear your opinions and ideas on how Indiana should move forward. Check below for details of our current legislative goals and when to attend our meetings. 

The NAMI Indiana Public Policy Committee (PPC) meets every third Wednesday between 10:30am-12:30pm. To join PPC, or to gain more information, email

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NAMI Indiana Positions
Death Penalty

NAMI Indiana opposes the death penalty for people living with serious mental illnsses.

Mental Health Parity

NAMI Indiana seeks and promotes equal access to services and benefits for people living with mental illnesses, in both the private and public sectors.

Psychiatric Crisis Services

In 2014, SEA 248 was signed into law, directing the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction to conduct a study of the psychiatric crisis intervention services in Indiana. Click here to download the report.

Neuro-Diagnostic Institute and Closure of Larue Carter Hospital

In December 2015, Governor Pence announced plans to build a neuro-diagnostic institute as a modern addition to the state's mental health system. While the new facility will not be a replacement for Larue Carter Hospital, the opening of the NDI will correspond with the closure of Larue Carter Hospital.


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