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Moe Armstrong is a member on the NAMI Board of Directors and a founder at Vet to Vet. Mr. Armstrong was previously the director of recovery at Vinfen Corporation in Boston.
Mr. Armstrong found NAMI through 20 years of working through, and with, the mental health system. He worked hard on his own mental illness and to create an environment of sanity, stability, safety and sobriety for himself and others. Mr. Armstrong dedicates his life to ensuring that others receive the same, or better, opportunities for mental health services that he was afforded. He hopes to achieve more active organizational participation in veterans’ mental health care through his affiliation with NAMI.
Mr. Armstrong served as a medical corpsman in the U.S. Marine Corps, where he was decorated for bravery in the Vietnam War. He is a member of USPRA, DAV and VVA. He is the recipient of numbers awards, including the Ken Book Award for the book of poems Through the Seasons, the psychiatric rehabilitation practitioner of the year award from the Psychological Association in 2006, one of Boston’s “most loved people” award by Boston Magazine in 2004, the Consumer Advocate of the year from the International Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services in 2002 and the NAMI Massachusetts member of the year award in 1992, among others.
Mr. Armstrong earned his M.A. at Webster University and both his B.A. and M.B.A. at College of Santa Fe. He is a member of NAMI SW Virginia in Abingdon, Va.