ADVOCATE

Call to Action

It's time to take the barriers down, and give individuals living with a mental health condition a voice. Take the opportunity today to get involved in the legislative process. You can make a difference.

Local Government

Virginia Beach City Council: 757-385-4531

2401 Courthouse Dr # 260 Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9120

www.vbgov.com       

State Government

Legislative Information: 804-698-1500

www.virginiageneralassembly.gov       

Federal Government

US Capitol: 202-224-3121

(To write a letter, and if you want a response, you must include your name and address, even when using email)

 

U.S. Senate and United States Senate

Washington, DC 20510

www.senate.gov     

 

U.S House of Representatives

Washington, DC 20515

www.house.gov     

 

What You Can Do

Write a "Letter to the Editor" of your local paper:

Letter Writing Toolkit     

 

Post the editorials to your social networking sites:

Links to the editorials from the Roanoke Times and News-Leader     

 

Notify your state senator and/or delegate:

Print out the editorials and send them to your senator and/or delegate with a note letting them know you are concerned about this issue. 

Find your legislator     

 

If you’d like more information about the issue at hand,

check below for the Inspector General’s report:

www.oig.virginia.gov     

 

 

Learn More

To learn about state level policy and advocacy issues, visit NAMI Virginia 

 

To learn about NAMI's policy platform, visit NAMI's Take Action on Advocacy page.