The stigma of mental illness will be discussed. Watch this video and come to discuss mental health literacy at 8pm ET/ 7pm CT/ 6pm MT,/5pm PT.
@NamiMass is Cindy Nelson's twitter handle. Cindy became involved with NAMI Mass in 1999 after attending one of their family support groups. Cindy started volunteering in the NAMI Mass office in 2002 and then in April 2008, joined the staff part-time. Cindy also teaches the NAMI Family to Family education program. Before joining NAMI Massachusetts she was a successful CPA for 17 years. She suffered a mini-stroke in 2000 and lives with chronic migraines and neuropathy which has also led to depression from time to time.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Massachusetts (NAMI Massachusetts) is a nonprofit grassroots education, support and advocacy organization. Founded in 1982 and obtaining 501(c) (3) status in 1999,, NAMI Massachusetts, with 20 local NAMI affiliates and over 2,500 members is comprised of individuals living with mental illness, family members and others in the mental health community.
are located throughout the Commonwealth. NAMI Greater Boston CAN (Consumer Advocacy/Affiliate Network) is an independent advocacy affiliate that is instrumental in creating empowerment opportunities for individuals with mental illness in the Greater Boston area. NAMI Latino Metro Boston is a Spanish speaking affiliate.
Our free educational offer resources, insights, coping skills, and genuine support for families and those in recovery. Our volunteers who run our educational offerings strive to better equip the class participants with the knowledge they need to navigate the mental health system. All of our programs are taught by peers; people who have lived the journey and can relate on a personal level to those seeking knowledge and comfort. These volunteers are trained by NAMI Massachusetts according to the best practices instituted by NAMI National.
Please join us and learn more about advocating for mental health literacy.