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June 30, 2006 Photos: Changing Minds, Changing Lives, Keeping the Promise


Rev. Susan Gregg-Schroeder, coordinator of Mental Health Ministries, shares the story of her recovery process in the session “Mental Illness as a Spiritual Journey.”

Akila Maheshwari, the convener of NAMI India, speaks about strategies for recovery that have proven successful in India.


NAMI staff member Sam Banya assists Harry Theofanus, president of NAMI Pinellas County Florida, in casting his ballot in the NAMI election.

E. Fuller Torrey is the special guest at a lunchtime session.


At Friday’s poster session, Marilyn Ricci (center) of NAMI Connecticut displays her presentation “Nutrition for the Brain.”

Members of the Collegeof Psychiatricand Neurologic Pharmacists receive this year’s Community Health Services Award


Attendees at the “Eliminating Disparities in Mental Health Care” session, part of the Multicultural Strategic Summit.

Convention-goers browse among the over 50 booths in the Exhibit Hall.


Congressman Patrick Kennedy mingles with attendees after receiving NAMI’s Exemplary Legislator Award.

Film director and NAMI member Joe Greco introduces his new film Canvas at a private screening for the NAMI convention, capping off a very full day.



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