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To mMo r r i s s e y NAMIFoxVal l eyi st hr i l l edt ohonorT om Mor r i s s eywi t ht he Fr ankMi xdor fDi s t i ngui s hedSer v i ceAwar df orhi sdedi cat ed y ear sofs er v i ceasaNAMIFoxVal l eyFami l ySuppor tGr oup f aci l i t at or .Fort wodecades ,T om hel pedands uppor t ed count l es sf ami l ymember swhocamei ns ear chof under s t andi ng,gui danceandhopeast heycopedwi t ha l ov edone' sment al i l l nes s . T om di s cov er edNAMIFoxVal l eywhenhes oughtouts uppor t af t eraf ami l ymemberbecamei l l .Af t eraf ew y ear sat t endi ng t heFami l ySuppor tGr oup,T om wasi nv i t edt ol eadt hegr oup asaf aci l i t at or .Het ookt her equi r edNAMIf aci l i t at ort r ai ni ng andbeganl eadi ngt heFami l ySuppor tGr oupi n1992.T om,a t eacherbypr of es s i on,hadal s or ecent l ycompl et edhi s mas t er ' sdegr eei ncouns el i ngwhenhebeganf aci l i t at i ngf or NAMI . As i def r om t hepr of es s i onal t r ai ni ngt hatpr epar edhi mf orhi s f aci l i t at orr ol e,T om wasj us ta" nat ur al "wheni tcamet o hel pi ng,educat i ngands uppor t i ngt hos ei nneed,s ai dChr i s Cr aggs ,whowasT om' scof aci l i t at orofmanyy ear s . " T om i sav er ycompas s i onat e,empat het i c,ar t i cul at eguy whoal way ss eemedt oknow j us twhatt os ayt opeopl e, "s ai d Chr i s ,now t heDeput yDi r ect oroft heWi nnebagoMent al Heal t hI ns t i t ut e." Somet i mespeopl ewoul ds how upatt he gr oupdev as t at edov ers omet hi ngt hathadhappenedand becaus eT om wass os ki l l ed,t heywoul dl eav et hegr oupwi t h t hehopet hatt hi ngswer egoi ngt ogetbet t er . " T om pos s es s edadeepandt hor oughunder s t andi ngof

ment al i l l nes s ,addedChr i s ,af or merNAMIFoxVal l ey boar dmember .Thatknowl edgecoupl edwi t hhi sexper t t eachi ngs ki l l sandper s onal exper i encemadehi m genui neandef f ect i v e. " Hewasal way sabl et os har ear eal l yni cebl endof f act ual i nf or mat i onandhi sownexper i enceasaf ami l y member , "s ai dChr i s ." Hej us thadagr eatwayof pr es ent i nghi sownexper i encei naneducat i onal way .He wasal way shel pf ul t oev er y onei nt her oom,i ncl udi ng me. " T om,whos ef ami l yhadbeent hr ought hedept hsof des pai rbecaus eofment al i l l nes s ,wasabl et os har e hopet hr oughhi sowns t or y .I nt i me,T om' sl ov edone exper i encedr ecov er y ,mov i ngont oaheal t hyandhappy l i f e. " Youar ei nt hatmomentwher ey oucan' ts eet hel i ght , " s ai dT om." Youj us tneedt or emembert her ei sl i ght . " JoanHel bi ng,aNAMIFoxVal l eyboar dmember , commendsT om f orhi si nf i ni t ecar i ngandcommi t mentt o hel pi ngot her s . " Hewasanexempl ar yf aci l i t at or , "s ai dJoan,aNAMIFox Val l eyboar dmember ." The s amecompas s i onand empat hyt hatT om s har edwi t hhi sf ami l ymember she demons t r at eddai l ywi t hhi sgr ouppar t i ci pant s ,s t udent s andcol l eagues .Hei ss ogr ounded,gent l eand r eas s ur i ng,whi chmadehi ms ocr edi bl ei nhi smi s s i on. "


TheNAMIFo xVa l l e y Communi t yPa r t ne rAwa r d2 0 1 2 1 3

S u eBo g e n s c h u t z , At l a sCo f f e eMi l l NAMIFoxVal l eyi spl eas edt ohonorSueBogens chut zof At l asCof f eeMi l l wi t ht heCommuni t yPar t nerAwar d.Sue, whoownsAt l asCof f eeMi l l wi t hherhus bandLar r y ,i sa cher i s hedf r i endt oNAMIFoxVal l eyandi t smember s .Sue hasl ongs uppor t edt heagency ,s har i nghercaf e,f ood, hos pi t al i t yandgener os i t ywi t hNAMIFoxVal l eyandi t s par t i ci pant s . SueandLar r yar eact i v ephi l ant hr opi s t swhopayt hei r s t af fal i v i ngwages ot heycans har et hei rr es t aur ant ' st i ps wi t ht hos ei nneed.Theys uppor tmor et hanf i v edoz en ar eanonpr of i t swi t hf undr ai s i ngdi nner sandev ent sand al s obys har i nggi f tcer t i f i cat eswi t ht hos ei nneed,s ot hey cancomet ot hecaf eandengagei ncommuni t yl i f e. " Wehaddeci dedl ongagot hatwewoul ds har eourt i ps wi t ht hecommuni t y , "s ai dSue." Atanymoment ,anyone ofusmi ghtf i ndour s el v esi nneed.Wet r yt omeett hat needi nanywaypos s i bl e.Wet r yt os har ewhatwehav e s oot her scanenj oyapi eceofj oy . " OnMot her ' sDayf ort hepas tt woy ear s ,Suehashos t eda " Shar et heLov e"Mot her ' sDaybr unch,wi t h10per centof t hepr oceedsbenef i t i ngNAMIFoxVal l eyandot hernonpr of i t s .Sheal s odonat edanabundanceof$10gi f tcar ds , t obes har edwi t hNAMIpar t i ci pant sandasat hanky out o NAMIv ol unt eer s .At l ashos t edt heagency ’ sWal kI nf or mat i onMeet i ngi nt hes pr i ngof2012,whenSuegener ous l y

donat edf oodandr ef r es hment sf ort heev ent .Thecaf ei s al s oaf i r s tchoi cef orNAMIFoxVal l ey ' sof f s i t emeet i ngs andr et r eat s ,wher es t af fandboar dmember sal way s enj oyt hebeaut i f ul s et t i ng,wonder f ul f oodandf r i endl y s er v i ce. Mor er ecent l y ,NAMIFoxVal l ey ' snew Cof f eeCl ut ch s uppor tgr oupbeganmeet i ngatAt l asonSat ur dayaf t er noons ,whenSueext endst hecaf e' shour sf ort hegr oup andpr ov i desawar m ands af eoppor t uni t yt oexper i ence f el l ows hi p.Thegr ouphasqui ckl ybecomeoneoft he agency ' smos tpopul ars uppor tgr oupsands oci al act i v i t i es . " OurCof f eeCl ut chmember sr eal l yl ov ecomi ngt ot he caf ewher et heyf eel s owel come, "s ai dPaul aVer r et t , NAMIFoxVal l ey ' sRecov er ySpeci al i s t ." Thes er eni t yof t hecaf eov er l ooki ngt hebeaut i f ul FoxRi v ermakesi t s uchas peci al pl acef orpeopl et ocomet oget herf or s uppor tandcamar ader i e.Par t i ci pant sal way sl eav ewi t h s mi l esont hei rf aces . " " I ' v eal way sj okedwi t hSuet hatt hecof f ees hopi sj us ta ' f r ont 'f oral l t hechar i t ywor ks hedoes , "s ai dBet hCl ay , Execut i v eDi r ect orofNAMIFoxVal l ey ." Shei samaz i ng becaus es hepr ov i dess omuchmor et hans uppor t .The gener ousway ss hegi v est r ul ybui l dscapaci t yi nour agencyt obet t ermeetourmi s s i on. "


TheNAMIFo xVa l l e y Vol unt e e roft heYe a r2 0 1 2 1 3

Ma r yBa k e r NAMIFoxVal l eyi spl easedt ohonorMar yBakerasi t s Vol unt eeroft heYear .Af t err et i r i ngf r om Mi l l erEl ect r i c wher eshewor kedi nt hehumanr esour cesdepar t ment andr ansever aloft hecompany’ sUni t edWay campai gns,Mar ydi scover edshest i l lhadaspeci al pl acei nherhear tf oragenci esl i keNAMIFoxVal l eyt hat hel pot her si nt hecommuni t y . Si nceshebeganvol unt eer i ngf orNAMIFoxVal l eyi n Jul y2011,Mar yhasbecomeani ndi spensi bl e vol unt eer ,r egul ar l yhel pi ngwi t hmanyoft heagency’ s admi ni st r at i veneeds.Whet hershe' sf i l l i ngi nast he f r ont deskr ecept i oni st ,cr eat i ngpar t i ci pantmanual sf or educat i onalpr ogr ams,hel pi ngoutwi t hspeci alevent s orf undr ai si ng,Mar yal waysseemst obet her ewhenwe needher .Shehasusedherhi ghl eveladmi ni st r at i ve ski l l sandnet wor kconnect i onst oal sohel pNAMIFox Val l eyr ecei veaddi t i onalf i nanci alandi nki nd donat i ons. “ Ihavebeenbl essedi nmanyways, ”sai dMar y . “ Gi vi ngbacki sonewayIcanshar ewi t hot her s.Ihave l ear nedsomuchf r om NAMIandseeal lt hegoodt hey dot ohel pmakepeopl e’ sl i vesbet t er .Bei ngapar tof

t hati si mpor t antt ome.Vol unt eer i ngi sf unandyou makenew f r i endsi nt hepr ocess.I t ' sawi nwi nf or al l . " Asabudget consci ousnonpr of i tagency ,NAMI FoxVal l eycoul dnotcar r youti t smi ssi onandwor k wi t houtvol unt eer sl i keMar ywhogener ousl yshar e t hei rt i meandski l l s.T al ent edanddedi cat ed vol unt eer sl i keMar yhel pensur et heagencyi sabl e t okeepi t sadmi ni st r at i vecost sl ow. " BecauseofMar y ,andot hervol unt eer sl i keher , NAMIFoxVal l eycanpr ovi demor eeducat i on, advocacyandsuppor tdi r ect l yt opeopl ewhol i ve wi t hment ali l l ness,t hei rf ami l ymember sandour communi t y , "sai dJi l lMi t chl er ,NAMIFoxVal l ey' s Vol unt eerCoor di nat or ." Wedeepl yappr eci at eand val ueMar y’ scont r i but i ont omaki ngt heFoxVal l ey abet t erpl acet ol i ve. ” " Theaddedbonusi st hatMar yhassucha wonder f ulsenseofhumorandi sal wayssoupbeat andcheer f ul , ”addedJi l l .“ I ti ssuchapl easur et o haveherwi t husatNAMI . ”


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Th eTa mmyBr a d l e y He a r to fNAMIAwa r d2 0 1 2 1 3 NAMIFoxVal l eyi spr oudt ohonorHel enTi mm ast he r eci pi entoft heT ammyBr adl ey–Hear tofNAMIAwar d. Hel en,whot hi syearcel ebr at ed10year sofdedi cat ed ser vi cet oNAMIFoxVal l ey ,j oi nedt heaf f i l i at ei nMay2003 asanadmi ni st r at i veassi st ant ,wi t ht heexpect at i onof cr eat i ngf or ml et t er sandmanagi ngt heagency' s member shi pdat abase. AsNAMIFoxVal l eygr ew overt heyear s,sodi dHel en' s r ol esandr esponsi bi l i t i esal ongwi t hherdeepconnect i ont o t heagency' smi ssi on,st af f ,vol unt eer sandt hepeopl ei t ser ves.I n2011,Hel en' st i t l ewaschangedt o" Of f i ce Manager , "asshewast r ul ymanagi ngt hel ogi st i cal oper at i onsoft heagency . Hel en' sdut i esi ncl udeever yt hi ngf r om managi ng member shi psanddonat i ons,or chest r at i ngt her egi st r at i on ofhundr edsofpeopl eatt heannualNAMI Wal k,and ensur i ngt hatt hepar ki ngl otget spl owedi nt hewi nt erand t hef ur nacekeepsr unni ng.What everneedsdoi ng,Hel en get si tdone–st ar tt of i ni sh– andshedoesi twel l .Andshe i ssur et omakeot her sl aughi nt hepr ocess.Hel en' sst r ong wor ket hi c,cul t i vat edf r om herf ar mi ngbackgr ound,i s compl i ment edbyhergenui necar i ngf orot her s. RasRoz i t e,al ongt i mevol unt eerf orNAMIFoxVal l ey , descr i besHel enast he" gl ue"connect i ngt hest af f , vol unt eer sandt heboar dt oget her . “ Hel enmakeseachofusf eelspeci albyr ecogni z i ngour bi r t hdays, "sai dRas." Shekeepsaf i l eoneachper son, savi ngcar dst hatar ej ustr i ght ,keepi ngt r ackofbi r t hdayson herEl vi scal endarandmaki ngsur et hatever yonehasa chancet osi gnt hecar dandshar eamessage.Hel enhas herpr i or i t i esst r ai ght .Bl essheror gani z edhear t ! ” WhenHel enar r i vedatNAMI ,sheknew l i t t l eaboutment al i l l ness,r ecal l edKar enAspenson,NAMIFoxVal l ey’ sf or mer execut i vedi r ect orofei ghtyear s.AsHel en' sunder st andi ng ofment ali l l nessgr ew,sodi dhercompassi onanddesi r et o hel pt hosewhower est r uggl i ng. " Shedevel opedcl oseandspeci alr el at i onshi pswi t hmany whocamet ocountonherf orherspeci alsenseofsassy humorcoupl edwi t hhersi ncer edesi r et ol i st enandhel p," Kar ensai d." She( l at er )t ol dmet hatshehadcomet obel i eve t hatshewasmeantt ocomet oNAMIFoxVal l eywhenshe di dbecauseser vi cet ot heconsumer swaswhatshewas meantt odoatt hi spoi nti nherl i f e.Goi ngoutofherway ,

aboveandbeyondt her equi r ement sofherj ob,t omakel i f e easi erf orsomeoneel se,hadbecomehermi ssi on. ” “ Thi sawar dr ecogni z esHel enf orheri nst r ument alr ol ei n gui di ngandsuppor t i ngt heaf f i l i at et hr ought enyear sof gr owt handchange,wi t hawi ckedsenseofhumor ,awar m hear t ,andadeepr espectf ort hemi ssi on, ”sai dExecut i ve Di r ect orBet hCl ay . " Fr om ' Et helandLucy'moment si nl oadi ngel evat or swi t h f r eef ur ni t ur et omaki ngsur et hatt heaf f i l i at ehasever yt hi ng weneedf orsuccessf uloper at i ons,Hel enhasmadeadeep andl ast i ngi mpactonst af f ,vol unt eer s,consumer s,f ami l y member sandourcommuni t y , "addedBet h." I ti swi t hpur e j oyanddeepgr at i t udet hatwehonorHel enTi mm. " " The' NAMISt ar 'nevershi nedbr i ght ert hanwhenHel en washi r ed, "sai dMar i l ynMosher ,oneoff oundi ngmember s ofNAMIFoxVal l eywhohi r edHel en." Al lofuswhohave wor kedwi t hHel enovert heyear sl oveherdear l yandI know Ispeakf oral lwhenIsay ,Congr at ul at i onson r ecei vi ngt hi swel l deser vedawar dnamedaf t erT ammy Br adl ey–anot herNAMIher o.Wear epr oudofyou,Hel en, andhopeyouwi l lbewi t hNAMIf ormanymor eyear st o come. ”


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Ni k k i Va nHe r w y n e n NAMIFoxVal l eyi spr oudt or ecogni z eNi kkiVan Her wynenasi t sYout hVol unt eeroft heYear .Ni kki hasbeenacour ageousanddedi cat edmemberof t heagency' sT eenSuppor tGr oupf ort hepastf our year s.Shehasgr owni nt ooneofNAMIFoxVal l ey' s mostdedi cat edandout spokenyout hl eader s, speaki ngpubl i cl yt ocombatst i gmaandeducat e herpeer sandot her saboutment ali l l ness. Theamountoft i met hatNi kkihasdedi cat edi n suppor tofherpeer shast r ul ysetherapar t .Out si de ofschoolandt heweekl yt eensuppor tgr oup,Ni kki vol unt eer shert i met obr avel yshar eherst or yand t al kopenl yaboutt eenment ali l l ness. Shehasspokenathi ghschoolassembl i es,dur i ng ni nt hgr adeheal t hcl asses,andhasser vedasa f eat ur edspeakerf orEndi ngt heSi l ence,NAMIFox Val l ey' snew school basedment alheal t hawar eness pr ogr am.Ni kkial soat t endedagr antappl i cat i on i nt er vi ew wi t hal ocalf underwher eshet al kedabout t hei mpor t anceofexpandi ngt heT eenSuppor t Gr oupt ot womor el ocat i ons,andt heval ueof

i mpl ement i ngEndi ngt heSi l enceatt hr eeAppl et on hi ghschool s.NAMIFoxVal l eyr ecei vedt hegr ant wi t ht hehel pofNi kki ' sper suasi vepr esent at i on. Aspar tofherf undr ai si ngef f or t sonbehal fofNAMI FoxVal l ey ,Ni kkicr eat edaper sonalandpower f ul YouT ubevi deot hatt ol dhow t heT eenSuppor t Gr ouphadhel pedheri nherownr ecover yj our ney . Hervi deowaspi ckedupbyNAMINat i onalaspar t ofi t s2012ant i st i gmacampai gn.Ni kkinever hesi t at est oshar eherper sonalexper i encet o spr eadt hecr i t i calmessagest hat‘ youar enot al one,t r eat mentwor ks,andr ecover yi spossi bl e, ' whi l ei nspi r i ngf eel i ngsofhopei nt eensj ustl i ke her . " Byshar i nghert i me,st or yandspi r i t ,Ni kkii s si ngl ehandedl ycombat t i ngt hest i gmaofment al i l l nessamongt oday’ syout h, "sai dBet hCl ay , Execut i veDi r ect orofNAMIFoxVal l ey ." Shei s spr eadi ngNAMI ' smessageofhel p,hopeand r ecover yamongmember sofhergener at i on.We ar esopr oudofher . "


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Lt . La r aVe n d o l a Me s s e r NAMIFoxVal l eyi spr oudt ohonorLt .Lar a Vendol aMesser ,oft heWi nnebagoCount ySher i f f ' s Of f i ce,i ncel ebr at i onofhert i r el essdedi cat i ont o f or war di ngt heCr i si sI nt er vent i onT eam ( CI T)i ni t i at i ve wi t hi nherdepar t ment ,i nt heFoxVal l ey ,andi nt hest at e ofWi sconsi n. Lar a,whohasbeenwi t ht heSher i f f ' sOf f i cesi nce1996, at t endedNAMIFoxVal l ey' sCI TSessi onNo.9i n Sept ember2008andwasoneoft hef i r sthandf ulof of f i cesf r om t heWi nnebagoCount ySher i f f ' sOf f i cet o r ecei vet het r ai ni ng. “ Si ncet het i meLar awast r ai ned,shehascoor di nat ed ourCI Tact i vi t i esandhasbeenanambassadorf ort he pr ogr am wi t hi nWi nnebagoCount yandt heFoxVal l ey ar ea, "sai dSher i f fJohnMat z ." Asar esul tofLar a’ s advocacyandef f or t s,t heWi nnebagoCount ySher i f f ’ s Of f i cecur r ent l yhas16t r ai nedCI Tof f i cer swhouset hei r ski l l sonadai l ybasi si nbot ht hepat r olandj ai lset t i ng. ” Lar acur r ent l yser vesast heT eam Commanderf ort he Wi nnebagoCount ySher i f f ’ sOf f i ceHost ageNegot i at i on T eam.WhenLar awaspr omot edt ol i eut enanti n2009, sheensur edt hatal lt hel aw enf or cementmember soft he Host ageNegot i at i onT eam becamet r ai nedi nCI Tt hr ough NAMIFoxVal l ey . Lar a,whocont i nuest oadvocat ef orf el l ow of f i cer

t r ai ni ng,descr i besCI Tt r ai ni ngas" t hebr i dge"bet ween pol i ceandt hoseaf f ect edbyment ali l l ness. “ Ihavehear dt i meandt i meagai nf r om wel l seasoned of f i cer s,' whydi dn’ tIgett hi st r ai ni ngsooner ?' ”Lar asai d. " Li st eni ngt ot heCI Ti nst r uct i onbl ocks( dur i ngt r ai ni ng) , t her ecomesapoi ntf oreachandever yof f i cer–t hataha moment–whent heyt hi nkbackonaper sont heycamei n cont actwi t handt heyr eal i z et her ewast her ewassomuch mor et ot hest or yt hatwasmi ssed,somuchmor el aw enf or cementcoul dbedoi ng. " Sher i f fMat zsai dt het r ai ni nghasbeeni nval uabl et onot j usthi sof f i cer s,butment alheal t hconsumer sandt he communi t yatl ar ge. “ Assher i f f ,Ir eal i z et hatment ali l l nessi sasoci et al pr obl em t hatl aw enf or cementcannotsol vebymaki ng ar r est s, "sai dSher i f fMat z ." Theski l l st hatof f i cer sl ear n f r om CI Tt r ai ni ngal l owst hem t ol ookpastout war d behavi orandr ecogni z eunder l yi ngment alheal t hi ssues. Thenetr esul ti ssaf err esol ut i onoft hemat t erwi t hbet t er out comesf ort heper soni ncr i si saswel last he communi t y . ” " Theamaz i ngt hi ngaboutLar ai st hatshe' get si t , ' "sai d Appl et onpol i ceSgt .JohnWal l schl aeger ,CI Ti nst r uct or . " AndbecauseLar aget si t ,sodoest heWi nnebagoCount y Sher i f f ' sOf f i ce. "


TheNAMIFo xVa l l e y Pr of e s s i ona lS e r v i c eAwa r d2 0 1 2 1 3

Li s aKo g a n Pr a s k a NAMIFoxVal l eyi spr oudt ohonorLi saKoganPr aska, Pr esi dentandCEO ofCat al paHeal t h,Ment alHeal t h& Wel l nessf orKi ds,acol l abor at i onofAf f i ni t yHeal t hSyst em, Chi l dr en’ sHospi t alofWi sconsi nandThedaCar e.Li sa,who washi r edi nMay2012t ol eadt henewl yf or medor gani z at i on, waschar gedwi t hhi r i ngst af f ,devel opi ngt heCat al paHeal t h pr ogr am andcol l abor at i ngwi t har east akehol der st oensur e chi l dr enhaveaccesst oCat al paHeal t hSer vi ces. Li sabecameacquai nt edwi t hNAMIFoxVal l eydur i ngher Leader shi pFoxCi t i esPr ogr am,whent woofNAMIFox Val l ey' st r ai nedvol unt eer sputonanI nOurOwnVoi ce pr esent at i onf orhercohor t .Sher ecal l edf eel i ngmovedand i mpr essedbyt hepr esent at i on.Soonaf t er ,sher eachedoutt o Execut i veDi r ect orBet hCl ayt ol ear nmor eaboutNAMIFox Val l ey' spr ogr amsandser vi cesandi t sr ol ei nt hecommuni t y . “ Ihavet osayt hatIwasbl ownawaybyt hewor kt hatNAMI FoxVal l eywasdoi ngandbyt hepot ent i alf orcol l abor at i on andpar t ner shi ps, "r ecal l edLi sa." I tr eal l ypl ant edt heseedf or whatIknow wi l lbemanysuccessf ulj oi ntvent ur esaswe cont i nuet ogr ow t oget heranddevel opgr eat erconnect i ons, i ncr easedsat i sf act i onandbet t erout comesf ort hechi l dr en andf ami l i esweser ve. ” Si ncet hen,Li saandherst af fhavecol l abor at edwi t hNAMI FoxVal l eyonsever ali ni t i at i ves.Thet woagenci esj oi ned t oget hert obegi nof f er i ngNAMIFoxVal l ey' ssi gnat ur e educat i onpr ogr am MI CA( Ment alI l l nessi nChi l dr en& Adol escent s)atCat al pa.Cat al papr ovi dedi nki nd

pr i nt i ng,space,r ef r eshment sandmar ket i ngsuppor tf or MI CA,ensur i ngt hepr ogr am wasf i l l edt ocapaci t y . Meanwhi l e,pl ansar eunder wayt oof f eraNAMIFox Val l eyf aci l i t at edT eenSuppor tGr oupatCat al pa,al ong wi t hNAMIi nt heLobby ,anew i ni t i at i vet hatpl acesNAMI FoxVal l eyvol unt eer satCat al pat oof f err esour cesand assi st ancet of ami l i esi nneed.Addi t i onaldi scussi onsar e under wayf orf ut ur er ecover yor i ent edpr ogr ammi ngf or chi l dr en,adol escent sandt hei rf ami l i esandcar egi ver s. “ Oneoft hebestpar t sofmynew r ol eatCat al pahas beent hechancef ormet owor kwi t hsomanycar i ng peopl ei nt hecommuni t y ,andBet hCl ayandt heent i r e t eam atNAMIr eal l yar eaper f ectexampl eoft hi s, ”added Li sa. Bet hCl ay ,NAMIFoxVal l ey' sExecut i veDi r ect or , appl audsLi saf orhercommi t mentandwor konmul t i pl e communi t yi ni t i at i vesf ocusedoni mpr ovi ngchi l dr en’ s ment alheal t handt heaccessandnavi gat i onoft heFox Ci t i es’ment alheal t hsyst em. “ Li sai sapassi onat eadvocat ef orr ecover yandanact i ve communi t ypar t nerwor ki ngt oensur et hatal lchi l dr enand f ami l i esar er ecei vi ngt hecar et heyneedt oi mpr ovet hei r heal t handwel l ness,l i veasel f di r ect edl i f eandr each t hei rf ul lpot ent i al , "sai dBet h." NAMIFoxVal l eyi s honor edandpr i vi l egedt ocal lLi saacommuni t ypar t ner andf r i end. "

The NAMI Fox Valley 2012-2013 Award Recipients  

NAMI Fox Valley is proud to honor its 2012-2013 Award recipients, including Tom Morrissey, Mary Baker, Nikki Van Herwynen, Sue Bogenschutz,...

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