In 2008, our nation will elect a new president. The NAMI Multicultural Action Center encourages you to be a knowledgeable and informed voter—and to make a difference by expressing your views and questioning candidates on mental health issues. In this special issue of Recovery for All, the Multicultural Action Center has partnered with NAMI's Policy Department to bring you tools to help you exercise the power of your voice and vote.
Last Sunday I prayed. Next Tuesday I vote. Join me, encourage other NAMI members, send e-mails to all your friends. Take people to their polling places. Do whatever you can to make a difference. Let us use this time in history to end stigma and discrimination of individuals with mental illness by being heard...
VOTE! VOTE! VOTE!
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Living with mental illness? Love someone who does? You may not realize it, but the presidency makes a big difference in your life because our President oversees federal agencies that direct most of the funding our nation spends on mental health care and the rules that impact services and supports for people living with mental illness.
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