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June 28, 2006 Photos: Opening Day


Welcome to Washington, D.C.! Attendees check in at registration.

Joyce Burland (center), founder of NAMI’s Family-to-Family program congratulates Becky Beckett and Laura Hand of New Mexico, recipients of the 2006 Family-to-Family Leadership Award.


Dr. Thomas Insel of the National Institute of Mental Health and Dr. Donald Vereen of National Institute on Drug Abuse present at the New Directions in Research session.

Convention-goers talk one-on-one with Dr. Insel after his presentation on new research.


The first-ever Multicultural Strategic Summit gets underway with a meet-and-greet social hour.

At NAMI’s Capitol Hill Reception, Congressman Robert Scott of Virginia receives an Exemplary Legislator Award for his leadership in the fight against the criminalization of mental illness.



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