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  • 1. Dr. Elyn Saks and family.
  • 2. Left to right: Elyn Saks, Ph.D, J.D., consumer and Pete Earley, author, journalist and mental health advocate
  • 3. Sandra Baker McQueen asking a question
  • 4. General view of Conference. Every seat was taken.
  • 5. Left to Right: Robin Cole, Charlotte Tomic, Carlos Laurrari, Donna Sheppard, Susan Racher, Denise Berriz.
  • 6. At 14th Annual Mental Health Conference at Jungle Island
  • 7. Robin Cole - Nami of Miami president and Dr. Saks
  • 8. Robin Cole, NAMI of Miami chapter president
  • 9. Fellowship House President Amy McClellan and Director, Marilyn Lieberman, Bob and another volunteer, they were a tremendous help.
  • 10. Ms. Judy Robinson, Past President - NAMI of Miami
  • 11. Susan Racher and Dr. Sara Czaja, Associate Director, Center on Aging, Miller School of Medicine.
  • 12. Amy McClenan and Sgt.
  • 13. Dr. Philip Harvey, Chief of Psychology, Miller School of Medicine
  • 14. Dr. Charles Nemeroff, Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Miller School of Medicine - "There is no health without mental health - and all of us know that."
  • 15. Right to Left on right side of room- Donna Sheppard, Robin Cole, Denise Berriz, Dr. Harriet Lefley, Simone Anderson, Judy Robinson. University of Miami personnel on left side.
  • 16. Susan Racher, Conference Coordinator and guest speaker Pete Ealey
  • 17. Susan Racher starting the Conference
  • 18. Questions from the audience
  • 19. Carlos Laurari, introducing Dr. Saks.
  • 20. The conference room was full. Some even had to stand at the back.
  • 21. Ushimbra J. Buford, M.D. Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • 22.Pete Earley - vWe have some tools that we are not using, that we need to start using. Four of them: ADA., Parity Act., Enforcement of the Supreme Court's decision on Olmstead v. L. C., prohibiting discrimination and the Affordable Care act.
  • 23. Dr. Elyn Saks, Ph.D, J.D.
  • 24. Board president Robin Cole speaks before the County Commission.
  • NAMI on Campus at FIU
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In The News: NAMI of Miami, Inc.

October 6, 2015

Your Voice is Needed
on Wednesday, October 7
On this day, thousands of families of people with serious mental illness and consumers are having a National Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Day.
We need everyone to contact Representative Fred Upton, Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on October 7th at 202-225-3761 and urge him to bring a strong “Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (HR2646)” to a vote now.
HR2646 is a bipartisan bill proposed by Representatives Tim Murphy,

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