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July 1, 2006 Photos: Research, Recovery and Celebration

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Following Saturday’s Research Plenary, attendees speak with presenter Dr. Jeffery Lieberman, chair of the Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute.

Clarice Raichel (left) of NAMI Southwest Louisiana accepts the Outstanding Local Affiliate Award from NAMI president Suzanne Vogel-Scibilia during the annual business meeting.

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Pete Earley, award-winning investigative reporter and author of  Crazy: A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness, speaks during a luncheon for NAMI’s Leadership Alliance.

Panelists discuss evidence-based practices for recovery as part of the Multicultural Strategic Summit.

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Rev. Bob Dell of Pathways to Promise shares about mental illness resources available to faith communities during the FaithNet networking session.

Participants in the Multicultural Strategic Summit’s town hall meeting line up for a chance to voice their ideas for a national advocacy plan.

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At the Convention Banquet, Ann Pincus, who chaired NAMI’s first fundraising gala in 2005 with overwhelming success and is a member of NAMI’s Mind of America advisory committee, receives NAMI’s Friend of the Family Award.

Authors Carolyn Spiro, MD, and Pamela Spiro Wagner are honored with NAMI’s Outstanding Media Award for their book, Divided Minds: Twin Sisters and Their Journey Through Schizophrenia.

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Filmmaker Susan Smiley receives an Outstanding Media Award from NAMI board member and banquet host Fred Sandoval for her documentary Out of the Shadow.

Banquet attendees savor the last remaining moments of the 2006 NAMI Convention. See you next year in San Diego!

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