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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
Rochester Downtown Alliance (RDA) Annual Meeting Dec 12, 2018 08:00 AM - 09:30 AM — DoubleTree, Downtown Rochester, 150 S Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904
4Q 2018 Health Assessment and Planning Partnership Dec 13, 2018 07:30 AM - 09:00 AM — Olmsted County Public Health Services
City for Health Meeting and Next Steps Dec 14, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM — MN BioBusiness Center - 221 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902 - 1st Floor Conference Room in WELL Living Lab
Y: Healthy Starts Here Dec 19, 2018 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM — Rochester YMCA
SE MN Technovation Client Needs Day (2019) Jan 13, 2019 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM — Rochester BioBusiness Center, 221 First Avenue SW Suite 202
Olmsted County Complete Count Planning - An Invitation Jan 29, 2019 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM — Graham Park 4-H Building,1508 Aune Drive SE, Rochester, MN 55904
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