Chesnutt Library Hosting NAMI Book Discussion on 7/12/16 for National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month (7.7.2016)

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Cumberland, Harnett and Lee Counties will host its Annual Book Discussion on the book entitled Welcome to My Breakdown by Benilde Little, on July 12, 2016 from 6:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m. in the Charles W. Chesnutt Library, Third Floor Conference Room at Fayetteville State University

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Cumberland, Harnett, and Lee Counties will host its Annual Book Discussion on Benilde Little‘s book, Welcome to My Breakdown on Tuesday July 12, 2016 from 6:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m. in the Charles W. Chesnutt Library, Third Floor Conference Room.

In 2008, the U.S. House of Representatives established July as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority  Mental Health Awareness Month.  This observance  aims to improve access  to mental health treatment and services for multicultural  communities through increased public awareness.  Copies of the book have been provided by the organization for checkout at Chesnutt Library.

NAMI is the nation’s largest grass roots organization on mental illness, often considered the voice on mental illness.  Membership in NAMI automatically  gives membership at the local, state, and national levels.  They are a nonprofit dedicated to the improvement of the quality of life for all those whose lives are affected by brain disorders.  They do this by educating, advocating, supporting, and offering information.

If you would like more information about NAMI, you can go to their national site www.nami.org, state site www.naminc.org, or local affiliate site www.namchl.org.

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