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Chris Dean Mental Health Hero #MentalHealthMonth

Chris Dean 2013 Mental Health Hero Cartoon-A-Thon Drawing by Chato Stewart My name is Chris Dean. I’m married to an awesome guy who swears he doesn’t mind putting up with me. We have four adult-kids who are surprisingly functional, considering they grew up with me as their Mom. We all live in the Hoosier State […]

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 […]