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2009 NAMI National Convention Coverage
Creating a Healthy Future for Us All
Day 1: July 6, 2009
Day one of the 2009 NAMI National Convention is in the books! What a start to an empowering week it was.
Here are a video as well as a few photos that captured the moments as NAMI leaders, members and support staff converged on San Francisco.
Vimala Kouschic of NAMI Greater Seattle talks about her 2009 NAMI National Convention experience.
An eager group is among the first to attend a session at the convention.
It's a good question... What is next for NAMI?
National Executive Director Mike Fitzpatrick talks to affiliate leaders.
Katrina Gay with national board member Clarice Raichel.
NAMI members working at registration
Meeting old friends in the lobby.
Howard Trachtman with Gloria Huntley Award winner Annabelle Lim.
Michael Cowen (NH) receives the NAMI Exec. Director's Group Lifetime Achievement Award from past winners Kate Farenholt (MoCo, MD) and Sue Abderholden (MN).
(left to right) Staffers Sue Medford, Hanem Ali, Laura Usher
Taking a moment to relax in the lobby
This next workshop should be interesting...