The National Alliance on Mental Illness Greater Cleveland is dedicated to empowering persons affected by mental illness and their family members
by providing them with support, education, referral and advocacy.
NAMI Greater Cleveland
Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony
Thursday, May 10 • 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Holiday Inn – Independence
Dr. Erum Ahmad, Chief Fellow, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry,
University Hospitals of Cleveland Medical Center, and a member of our Board of Directors.
Dr. Joseph Austerman, Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
for the Cleveland Clinic
Dr. John Hertzer, Division Chief, Psychiatry, at University Hospitals
Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital
Dr. Andrew Hunt, Director of the Transitional Youth Initiative
at University Hospitals
NAMI GC is honored to recognize the following for their outstanding efforts
on behalf of mental illness in 2017:
Larry Hiller: The Scott Adamson Memorial Peer Award
Judith Banks: Mental Health Family Caregiver Award
The Honorable Emanuella Groves, Cleveland Municipal Court:
Valeria A. Harper Cultural Competence in Mental Health Award
Dr. Leopoldo Pozuelo, Cleveland Clinic: Mental Health Provider Award
Life Exchange Center: Eugene Brudno Memorial Organization Award
Bay Village High School: Teen Mental Health Award
Dymphna O’Neill and Sean Schuler:
Inaugural Crisis Intervention Team Officer Award
Sponsorship Opportunities. Click here for more information.
Questions? Contact Lisa Dellafiora at 216-875-0266 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, May 10 at 7:30 pm
Tower City Cinemas
Suicide: The Ripple Effect
Sponsored Highland Springs Hospital.
“Suicide: The Ripple Effect” is a feature length documentary film and MOVEMENT, focusing on the devastating effects of suicide and the tremendous positive ripple effects of advocacy, inspiration and hope that are helping millions heal & stay alive.
Tickets must be purchased ahead of time online at https://gathr.us/screening/22858.
Please note that tickets will not be sold at Tower City Cinemas before the movie.
Arrive early. Highland Springs will be hosting a basket raffle with the proceeds benefiting NAMI GC.
NAMIWalks is turning Sweet 16.
Join the area’s largest mental health event:
Saturday, September 15
Upper Edgewater Park
When you walk with us, you join the movement to increase awareness of mental illness and raise funds for our mission to help your family members, friends, neighbors, co-workers, teammates right here
in Greater Cleveland.
Thank you to all of our generous sponsors:
ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County
Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging
St. Vincent Charity Medical Center
Free Classes for Family/Caregivers and Peers. For full class descriptions – click here
FAMILY-TO-FAMILY CLASS For family/caregivers of someone with mental illness.
BASICS For Parents and Caregivers of children 18 and younger.
UNDERSTANDING MENTAL ILLNESS For family/caregivers of someone with mental illness.
If you’d like to be contacted when future classes are scheduled call or email Terri Miller at 216-875-7776 or email@example.com. and provide your name, address, phone # and class you are interested in.
Lori Vick Talks about Suicide and the Adam-Amanda
Mental Health Rehabilitation Center