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National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) 2019 Our Own Voice

NAMI In Our Own Voice presentations change attitudes, assumptions, and ideas about people with mental health conditions. These free presentations provide a personal perspective of mental health conditions, as leaders with lived experience…
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Changing History: Mental Health Stigma in Black Communities - July 31

Our first Changing History event went so well that we are having another! We want to start the conversation about something that has historically not been talked about in black communities- mental health. It's time we begin to speak out about…
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He Defended the Woman Who Drowned Her Five Children — Then Dedicated His Life to Making Sure It Never Happens Again - Narratively

George Parnham represented Andrea Yates, who was charged with drowning her five children. Yates was ultimately found not guilty by reason of insanity, primarily due to her severe case of postpartum depression and postpartum psychosis. Since…
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Third Annual Crime, Violence, and Mental Illness Conference

Anne Arundel Community College is hosting the Third Annual Crime, Violence, and Mental Illness Conference in Arnold, Maryland. Sessions will include: A Crisis in America: Addressing Mental Illness Prioritizing Resources: Guns, Violence,…