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YOU ARE NOT ALONE
If you are in crisis, 
call the 24 HOUR ACCESS HelpLine 1-888-793-4357
Everyone has mental health.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines mental health as:  A state of well-being in which a person realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully and is able to make a contribution 
to his or her community.

The CDC defines 
mental health conditions as:
Health conditions that are characterized by alterations in thinking, mood, or behavior (or some combination of those) associated with distress and/or impaired functioning.

http://www.cdc.gov/mentalhealth/
Support: 
Be there for a friend with a mental health condition.
Offer compassionate, nonjudgmental support.
Help your friend 
build a positive 
network of social support.
422 8th Street SE, Washington,DC 20003
Office: 202-546-0646   Fax: 202-546-6817   
Join NAMI DC
for weekly 
Support Group 
every 
WEDNESDAY
7 PM
at Hill Center 
(Old Naval Hospital)
921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE 
enter building on the 9th Street side)

​FREE.
CONFIDENTIAL.
NO RESERVATION NEEDED.
NAMI DC BOARD of DIRECTORS
Officers
Dr. James C. Jones
President (president@namidc.org)

Jean Harris, RN, MSN, CNA
Vice President (vp@namidc.org)

Vacant
Treasurer

Mary H. Beckett, BBM
Secretary (secretary@namidc.org)

Board Members
Dr. Raymond Brown (dbrown@namidc.org)

Karen Devalera, JD
(kdevalera@namidc.org)

Mary Jean DiPietro
(mdipietro@namidc.org)

Phillip Lartigue, JD
(plartigue@namidc.org)

Dr. Fred Munford
(fmunford@namidc.org)

Kristal Wortham
Executive Director 
(ed@namidc.org)













Saluting our armed forces. 
 Honoring the legacy of those who have served.  
And raising awareness about resources, support, and 
partnerships dedicated to mental health policy, education 
initiatives and advocacy priorities that impact active duty 
military personnel, veterans with mental illness 
and the family members of these individuals.

Saludando a nuestras fuerzas armadas. 
Honrando el legado de aquellos que han servido . 
Y la sensibilización acerca de los recursos , 
apoyo y asociaciones dedicadas a la política de salud mental , 
las iniciativas de educación y las prioridades de defensa que
 afectan al personal militar en servicio activo , 
veteranos con enfermedades mentales y
 los miembros de la familia de estas personas.

http://www2.nami.org/Template.cfm?Section=Veterans_Resources&Template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=53242&lstid=877