Dustin McKee, NAMI Ohio’s policy director, will be the speaker at the Tuesday, May 3 NAMI Four County meeting.
The meeting, which starts at 7 p.m. at the ADAMhs Board office, T-761 State Route 66, south of Archbold, is open to the public.
McKee will explain several state and national issues that NAMI has identified as important to families who have a loved one with mental illness. He will also talk about way NAMI members and friends can advocate for issues that advance the care and treatment for persons with a mental illness.
NAMI Four County is an affliliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest organization of family members and friends of persons living with a mental illness, as well as those who have a mental illness. The group meets the first Tuesday of every month, usually at the Four County ADAMhs Board office.
NAMI also offers free mental health family and community education classes throughout the year as well as support groups.
For detailed information on the classes and support groups, please visit NAMI Four County’s website: www.namifourcounty.org.