for the BTS lesson plans. They have opened the door to discussing
mental illness and other brain disorders in our community... “Breaking
the Silence” is an absolutely wonderful resource and I am
grateful to your affiliate for all the hard work you have done
in developing it and making it available to so many of us...
~Geri Johnson Fick, NAMI Clatsop, Astoria, Oregon
NAMI Queens/Nassau for their outstanding efforts and for taking
the initiative to develop such quality educational materials...
Beasley, Director of Public Information and Community Relations,
Alabama Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation
that the "Breaking the Silence" curriculum has the potential
for enormous positive impact on the way persons with mental illness
are regarded and treated...
~Rose Starr, DSW, Director of Policy and Research, School Mental
Health Alliance, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
the BTS packet for the last 3 years. It's the best material for
high school students!!! I liked the additional material that was
added (Normal Ups and Downs or Mental Illness and real life struggles
with mental disorders. We have had great lessons and discussions
on this topic. We spent 2 weeks on mental illness and did various
projects, skits, etc. Thank you!!!
~ Wandolyn Merritt, East Chapel Hill High School, Chapel Hill, NC
you NAMI for the help and support to get the word out!
~Mary Jane O'Connor
on the great work. I will look for every opportunity to present