National Alliance of Mental Health Offers Variety of Programs

The one overriding anguish of dealing with a variety of life’s challenges – health, finances, relationships – is the feeling of being alone.

“National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) did not exist when my father was living with undiagnosed schizophrenia. I wish it had,” said Julie Testa. “A few years ago I took NAMI Tri-Valley’s Family-to-Family program, which is amazing. What really touched me was the appreciation of the participants. Their stories were powerful, they were going through such challenging stuff. Even though they were learning some difficult realities, they were grateful for the better understanding and, most of all, to no longer feel alone.”

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