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 Introducing
 NAMI DC's newly elected
 BOARD of DIRECTORS

 Officers

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

 Chaplain Robert Renix,
 BCCI, ACPE Supervisor
 Vice President
 (vp@namidc.org)

 Mary Beckett, MBA
 Secretary
 (secretary@namidc.org)

 Susan Ousley
 Assistant Secretary
(sousley@namidc.org)

 Robert Thurston, 
 MA, MS
 Treasurer
(treasurer@namidc.org)

Mary Jean DiPietro, MA
Assistant Treasurer​
(mdipietro@namidc.org)

Kent Alford, RN, BSN, MSNc
(kalford@namidc.org)

LeGrande Baldwin
(lbaldwin@namidc.org)

Karen Devalera, JD
(kdevalera@namidc.org)​ 

Michelle Jackson, CPS
Consumer Council 
Representative
(mjackson@namidc.org)
​ 
Noreen Mansfield
(nmansfield@namidc.org

Cynthia Marshall
(cmarshall@namidc.org)

Stephanie Musa
(smusa@namidc.org)

 Seetal Parikh
(sparikh@namidc.org)


 Kristal Wortham
 Executive Director
 ​(ed@namidc.org)

 Merion D. Kane
 Founding President

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CELEBRATING 
MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH
IT'S TIME FOR ALL OF US TO STEP UP 
AND CHANGE THE CONVERSATION

In a country where 1 in 5 people are 
affected by a mental health condition, 
it's time for all of us to step up and change the conversation. 
Join Mayim Bialik and pledge to be ‪#‎StigmaFree‬.


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A PERSONAL STORY






Rebecca had her first bout with depression when she was 16. In her 60's now, Rebecca has taken almost every anti-depressant known to mankind. She says she's had so much psychotherapy, she's run out of things to say. Nothing, says Rebecca, truly helped her during the real lows. Then her Gaithersburg psychiatrist suggested she try 
something called deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation or dTMS. A sort of depression fighting helmet.

The machine looks like one of those 
old-fashioned hair dryers and it's been a game changer for Rebecca's mental health.

"It's like the difference between living and just existing," says Rebecca. "I was really, really sick. 
 I had a lot of suicidal thoughts.

CLICK HERE TO 
WATCH THE VIDEO

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OLMSTEAD CONFERENCE 
SHARE IDEAS TO IMPROVE COMMUNITY INTEGRATION

Thursday, June 9, 2016
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM (EDT) 

Kellogg Conference Center
Gallaudet University 
(Closest Metro: NoMa-Gallaudet) 
800 Florida Avenue Northeast
Washington, DC 20002 ​

Lunch will be provided to registered attendees.

Contact the DC Office of Disability Rights(ODR) before Friday, June 3, 2016 at 202-724-5055 or jessica.hunt@dc.gov for reasonable accommodations.