Sometimes a heartfelt personal story has the power to touch minds and hearts even more than costly ads and lavishly produced commercials. That’s why NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is training members of the community to share stories about how they and their families are affected by mental illness.
On Sat., Feb. 26, NAMI invites the public to a free virtual training session to learn how to tell personal stories about mental illness. The goal is to empower the community to serve as advocates to influence policy makers and legislators to improve treatment options. With 1 in 5 Americans living with a mental illness, the need for better understanding of mental disorders is great, a view echoed by Texas State Rep. Toni Rose.
Led by NAMI Dallas Southern Sector, the free session will be conducted via Zoom. Registration is available at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpc-GvqTwjHNTu75iL_n5Y5qfMsI3LudoJ.