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Arlington, Va. -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will hold its annual convention in Washington, D.C., July 1-3 and present its Distinguished Service Award to U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy.
Scientific research on early treatment of schizophrenia, children and military and veterans mental health are key topics on the agenda.
Outstanding journalism awards will be presented to Kelly Kennedy of the Army Times, author of They Fought for Each Other: The Triumph & Tragedy of the Hardest Hit Unit in Iraq and Judith Warner, author of We've Got Issues: Children & Parents in the Age of Medication.
NAMI will present its Media Award for Public Service to Fred Friendly Seminars, Inc., which produced the PBS program, Minds on the Edge: Facing Mental Illness, and Vermont Public Television.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
2010 NAMI National Convention Full Schedule
"Recovery and Reform: The Road from Here"
July 1-3, 2010
Washington Hilton Hotel
1919 Connecticut Avenue NW
Thursday, July 1
Friday, July 2
Saturday, July 3
NAMI is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness.
SOURCE National Alliance on Mental Illness
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