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First Sunday Meeting

  • 05/01/2016
  • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Pellissippi State Community College Hardin Valley Goins Cafeteria Annex

Judi Evans

"No More Tomorrow, The Need for Conversation".

She will address suicide facts, teen suicide, senior depression and suicide, warning signs, and the need for discussion. She will also  address suicide facts, teen suicide, senior depression and suicide, warning signs, and the need for discussion. 

Judith has been a member of NAMI (The National Alliance on Mental Illness) for 20 years and has served at the Executive Director of NAMI Florida before relocating to East Tennessee.  Judith is currently Vice President of NAMI Knoxville and is on the Board of Directors for NAMI Tennessee.

Judith has been involved in several community mental health partnerships including the Florida Mental Health Planning Council, Florida Partners in Crisis, the Supportive Housing Coalition, Florida Council for Community Mental Health, the Office of Suicide Prevention, The Florida Department of Children and Families System of Care Expansion Grant, and the Florida State Advisory Council for the Jail Diversion and Trauma Recovery Program for Veterans.  

Judith is certified as a State and National Trainer for NAMI National Education Programs.  She has been involved in implementing new and innovative mental health recovery programs to the community such as Compeer, Personal Outcome Measures and Self Directed Care, programs designed to enhance individual’s self-determination and improve the ability of each participant to maximize his or her capability to live and function as independently as possible, enjoy an improved quality of life, and demonstrate successful outcomes.   

Judith has also been the recipient of the “NAMI Advocate of the Year” award for her work with family members and persons diagnosed with a mental illness.

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