Carlos A. Larrauri, MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC

Carlos A. Larrauri, MSN, ARNP, FNP-BCCarlos A. Larrauri, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC is a member of the NAMI Board of Directors and serves as the Secretary for the 2019-2020 term. He is a lecturer with The University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. Carlos is a member of NAMI Miami-Dade County where he also serves on the affiliate Board of Directors and as a NAMI Connections Support Group Trainer.

Carlos came to NAMI seeking help and support after being diagnosed with Schizophrenia. Within the support group setting, he found a space where he felt comfortable disclosing his diagnosis and discussing the challenges of living with a serious mental illness. The community provided by NAMI and its programs are at the heart of his recovery. Carlos hopes to assist communities and organizations develop systems for the prevention and treatment of serious mental illness in adolescents and young adults through his/her affiliation with NAMI.

In addition to his NAMI service, Carlos is a member of The American Psychiatric Nurses Association, The American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Strong 365, The STARR Coalition, CURESZ, The Stability Network, and Students with Schizophrenia. Carlos currently holds M.S.N., Family Nurse Practitioner from University of Miami, Miami, FL (2017), B.S.N. from Miami Dade College, Miami, FL (2016) and B.A., Humanities Concentration from New College of Florida, Sarasota, FL (2012).