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Please join us in Annapolis on February 22 for NAMI Maryland's 2018 Advocacy Day! This is your chance to meet with your elected officials and make your voice heard! 


Registering to attend the 2018 NAMI Maryland Advocacy Day is important because it helps us to coordinate the day and track expected attendance. 



142 House Office Building

6 Bladen Street

Annapolis, MD  21401




7:30am - 8:00am Arrive in Annapolis, pickup packets 

8:00am-8:30am Breakfast and briefing

8:30am - noon Meetings with elected officials

Noon - Rally for Mental Health on Lawyers' Mall

  • Participants are more than welcome to stay and conduct meetings in the afternoon if you are unable to schedule them earlier in the day.
  • Please contact your local affiliate who will help you schedule meetings with your legislators.

Register Now!


2018 Advocacy Day Training Webinar


There will be 2 Advocacy Day training webinars to help you prepare for meeting with your legislators.  Please register for one, especially if you have never been to an Advocacy Day before.


February 12, 2018

Noon to 1:00pm



February 15, 2018

5:30pm to 6:30pm




Helpful Documents for Advocacy Day

Below are links to documents you may find helpful when talking about mental illness with legislators, your family, and friends.

Child and Youth Mental Health Service and Support Array - COMING SOON

Adult Mental Health Service and Support Array  - COMING SOON

Smarts for Advoacy: "Tips for Telling Your Story" and "Tips for Meeting with Your Legislator"


Logistics for traveling to Advocacy Day

Directions to Advocacy Day

Map of Annapolis

Shuttle Map

Helpful Tips for Advocacy Day

NAMI Maryland Affiliates Legislative Districts

Advocacy Help and Training

Smarts for Advocacy

Help with Answering Tough Questions

Advocacy Pointers

Mental Health Care Gets My Vote!