Highlights of our 2009 Accomplishments:
American Indian and Alaska Native Initiative
Participants of the NAMI American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Listening Session February 7, 2009
Recovery for All
In February 2009, the Multicultural Action Center kicked off a new effort to support and meaningfully include American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities within NAMI with an AI/AN listening session held in Arlington, Va. This event was just the beginning of new efforts, new found partners and an AI/AN Leaders Group formed to further advise NAMI National. Most recently, NAMI partnered with the Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health to co-sponsor a Webinar on AI/AN mental health held in honor of Native American Heritage Month 2009.