Blog Archives

Francine Barr Mental Health Hero #MentalHealthMonth

Francine Barr 2013 Mental Health Hero Cartoon-A-Thon Drawing by Chato Stewart Francine has been a mental health advocate and supporter for most of her life. Francine first became involved with NAMI when she was the Director of Friendship House, a psychosocial rehabilitation program located in Boone NC. She attended the annual NAMI NC Conference with […]

Shannon Jacuzzi Mental Health Hero #MentalHealthMonth

Shannon Jacuzzi 2013 Mental Health Hero Cartoon-A-Thon Drawing by Chato Stewart My story, really is one among thousands. My sister’s suicide is a loss among thousands, one I will always believe could have been prevented. Lime-lighting mental health awareness, recovery and change is at the heart of this late acceptance. Lime green is to symbolize […]