NAMI Georgia prepared this guide to assist advocates in making effective contact with elected and other officials. Although originally created for Mental Health Day at the Capitol, it contains great information to help with any advocacy efforts. Please take a look, download or print it. It is free, so distribute it to friends and acquaintances far and wide!
About Mental Illness
A mental illness is a medical condition that disrupts a person's thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others and daily functioning.
What is Recovery?
Recovery from serious mental illness is not only possible, but for many people living with mental illness today, probable. The notion of recovery involves a variety of perspectives.