NAMI has put together an excellent website to help you focus your message in preparation for the election season. Goals include grassroots voter registration, get-out-the-vote efforts for the general election, dialogues with candidates, and encouraging people to volunteer on election campaigns, regardless of party.
The "Mental Health Care Gets My Vote" website is stocked with information and tools, including detailed breakdowns of state election laws and the rights of people living with disabilities in a "Right to Vote" section.
The website offers "tip sheets" to encourage individuals and families to:
Props to NAMI for developing this user-friendly website. Check out the complete interactive resource at www.nami.org/elections.