Hope Starts With Us: Getting The Facts Straight on 988

AUG. 10, 2022

By Daniel H. Gillison, Jr.

In this episode of NAMI’s podcast, NAMI CEO Daniel H. Gillison Jr. speaks with NAMI Chief Advocacy Officer Hannah Wesolowski about how 988 came to be, the work that still needs to be done to build out a system that can support 988, and misinformation spreading online about 988. Listen in to get the facts straight and help spread awareness in your communities.

We hope this podcast encourages you, inspires you, helps you and brings you further into the collective to know: you are not alone.  

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Dan GillisonDaniel H. Gillison, Jr. is the chief executive officer of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). Prior to his work at NAMI, he served as executive director of the American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) in addition to several other leadership roles at various large corporations such as Xerox, Nextel, and Sprint. He is passionate about making inclusive, culturally competent mental health resources available to all people, spending time with his family, and of course playing tennis. You can follow him on Twitter at @DanGillison.