On Thursday, March 9, President Biden released his administration’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year (FY) 2024, which begins on October 1, 2023. The increased investments in mental health in the budget proposal signal a clear focus on addressing the country’s growing mental health crisis. NAMI has applauded this focus and plans to work closely with bipartisan groups in Congress to ensure that mental health continues to be at the forefront of budgeting priorities in the future. NAMI’s national office released a full statement discussing the proposed budget items in question. Read the full statement here.