Affilliate of the Year
NAMI DuPage Named Outstanding Local Affiliate of 2007NAMI DuPage has been named Outstanding Local Affiliate of 2007 by the 1,200-chapter strong National Alliance on Mental Illness, based in Washington D.C.
The award, presented at the NAMI National Convention in San Diego (link: June 23, 2007) recognizes exemplary efforts to achieve NAMI’s goals on the local level.
NAMI DuPage was impressive on several fronts, according to the NAMI National Board of Directors:
- "The leaders and members of this affiliate deserve commendation for their development of programs for children and their educational efforts in local schools;
- for their educational efforts to faith communities and law enforcement officials;
- and for the wealth of information available to individuals with mental illnesses, families, and the general public on their Web site."