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Courtney Lawson: NAMI and Mental Health

When May 10, 2018
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Where Homewood Suites (next door to Courtyard Merriot) 161 13th Avenue SW, Rochester, MN 55902)
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Kiwanis Rochester Guest Speaker: Courtney Lawson, Executive Director, NAMI

 

About Courtney Lawson

 

What do you bring to NAMI?

Because of my experience as a person living with Bipolar Disorder, I have a strong vision for NAMI SE MN and commitment to sharing the “real story” about mental illness: that recovery is not only possible, but we’re surrounded by it every day.

What do you love about working here?

I love that my work is hardly work. My job is a blend of learning, creating and challenging, which gets my inner social justice fighter fired up every day!

What's something interesting about you?

I started taking drum lessons last fall at age 38 (so much fun for someone who loves making noise) and am training for my first 50K trail run this summer.

 

Prior community engagement talks

Courtney has previously talked about mental health care coalition to Community Networking Group.

 

Upcoming Events
First Annual Educator’s Appreciation Night! Oct 20, 2018 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2018 Minnesota KIDS COUNT Data Book Release (Rescheduled) Oct 24, 2018 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM — Rochester Area Foundation, Community Room, 12 Elton Hills Dr, Rochester, MN
October Kiwanis Students of the Month Oct 25, 2018 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Live2Lead Conference 2018 Oct 26, 2018 - Oct 27, 2018 — Mayo Civic Center
New Immigrant and Refugee Visions Oct 26, 2018 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM — John Adams Middle School
Nineth Annual Journey of Peace: Voices of Hope Oct 28, 2018 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM — Assisi Heights
Visual Harvesting Workshops Nov 06, 2018 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Rochester Area Foundation, Community Room, 12 Elton Hills Dr, Rochester, MN
The Life and Death Comedy Show Nov 08, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Rochester Area Nonprofit Consortium Forum for Area Agencies Nov 13, 2018 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM — Olmsted County Public Health Services, 2100 Campus Dr. SE, Rochester, MN 55904
Rochester Fire Department Community Planning Session Nov 20, 2018 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM — Emergency Operations Center 2185 Wheelock DR. NE
Rochester Fire Department Community Planning Session Nov 27, 2018 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM — Emergency Operations Center 2185 Wheelock DR. NE
Rochester Fire Department Community Planning Session Nov 29, 2018 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM — Emergency Operations Center 2185 Wheelock DR. NE
4Q 2018 Health Assessment and Planning Partnership Dec 13, 2018 07:30 AM - 09:00 AM — Olmsted County Public Health Services
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