During the
Legislative Session

Lobbying Principals

2021-2022 Legislative Session
National Alliance on Mental Illness Wisconsin
Principal Name: National Alliance on Mental Illness Wisconsin
Business Or Interest: The mission of NAMI Wisconsin is to improve the quality of life of people affected by mental illness and to promote recovery. NAMI Wisconsin will accomplish its mission through the following: 1) Promote public education and understanding of mental illnesses. 2) Advocate at all levels of government and throughout the public sector to improve mental health care in Wisconsin. 3) Support affiliates by providing follow-up advice and counsel; educational and training programs and materials; access to financial resources as appropriate; and by offering conferences, seminars, and presentations. 4) Establish and strengthen local affiliates to keep with NAMI's principles and guidelines.
Lobbying Interests: NAMI Wisconsin works at the state level to influence the legislature in areas of health and mental health care, criminal justice, youth mental health, education, stigma reduction and other areas affecting the quality of life for people with mental illness and their families. We also have a network of members and non-members who engage in grassroots advocacy throughout the state.
Title: Public Policy & Advocacy Director
Contact Name: Crystal Hester
Address: 4233 W. Beltline Highway
City, State, Zip: Madison, WI 53711
Phone: (608) 268-6000
Fax: (608) 268-6004