Speaker Meetings

Panel Discussion

Our Perspective in January 2022 

Wednesday, January 26, 7:30 pm

We are all unwilling participants in this era of the historic pandemic, so let’s take stock. As we go into January of the new year, it’s time to share our perspec- tive of where we families with individuals with mental illness have been, where we’re going, and what lies ahead.

Our roundtable discussion will include Rebecca Woolis, family therapist and author of When Someone You Love Has a Mental IllnessBeverly Bergman, Family Caregiver Advocacy Specialist; Patty Espeseth, Chief Administrative Officer of the Alameda Health System and support group leader; Katy Polony, Family Advocate for In-Home Outreach Team and Co-Founder of Families Advocating for the Seriously Mentally Ill (FASMI); Kate Kosmos, School Psychologist in the Oakland public schools; and Liz Rebensdorf, support group leader and President of NAMI East Bay.

Speaker Meeting starts at 7:30 pm
The presentation will be Zoom/online:link will be posted here.

Note: The meeting will be available in written form in the newsletter, and video-recorded and accessible via the What’s New link on our website.