Elizabeth Edgar M.S.S.W. is a Senior Policy Analyst at NAMI, the National Alliance for Mental Illness. Prior to her current position, Ms. Edgar led NAMI’s National Assertive Community Treatment, Technical Assistance Center.
Ms. Edgar has worked in the mental health field since 1975 as a community mental health agency service provider and manager. She has also held positions as a state department of mental health community services administrator, and as a national technical assistance project director focusing on services for people who are homeless and or have severe mental illnesses.
Ms. Edgar received training at the Program for Assertive Community Treatment Program of Mendota Mental Health Institute. She has a Masters of Science in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.