MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCACY
Affecting positive policy change for individuals and families
You can become a MENTAL HEALTH advocate
There are practical ways you can get involved and make a difference.
JOIN OUR PUBLIC POLICY COMMITTEE!
Are you interested in getting involved in local issues, making a community-wide impact, and getting to know your elected officials? Please consider joining our Public Policy Committee!
Time: 6pm - 7pm
CONTACT ELECTED OFFICIALS
Contact NAMI Eastside Public Policy Chair and Lobby Day Lead Donna Lurie at Donna@nami-eastside.org if you'd like to carpool or have questions. If your schedule or transportation is uncertain, we can accommodate!
NAMI SMARTS FOR ADVOCACY
Enhance your advocacy skills and learn how to shape a powerful and personal story that will move policy makers. NAMI Smarts for Advocacy is a hands-on mental health advocacy training program that helps people living with mental illness, friends and family transform their passion and lived experience into skillful grassroots advocacy. Join us to get step-by-step tools and the hands-on practice you need to feel clear, confident and ready to make a difference at one of our upcoming classes.
Check back here for announcements for the next Smarts training.