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The 2008 ElectionsImage
Bringing Mental Healthcare to the Ballot

For NAMI state and local leaders:

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For more information, please contact Angela Kimball, Director of State Policy,

"Mental illnesses are shockingly common; they affect almost every American family. It can happen to a child, a brother, a grandparent, or a co-worker. It can happen to someone from any background… It can occur at any stage of life, from childhood to old age. No community is unaffected by mental illnesses; no school or workplace is untouched."

               ~ Achieving the Promise: Transforming Mental Health Care in America