In the U.S., call 1-800-273-8255 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Our Own Voice (IOOV) is an interactive public recovery
education program presented by trained consumers (people with mental illness) to
lay audiences, professionals and other consumers about the reality of living
with mental illness and the high potential for recovery. This program also helps
to diminish the stigma surrounding those with mental illness.
Our Own Voice” is a premiere education program which trains consumers with
mental illness to speak
to community audiences about their experiences with brain disorders, treatment
and recovery. “In Our Own Voice” is a practical tool to educate and
increase awareness about the true nature of brain disorders, commonly known as
mental illnesses. This presentation covers issues frequently faced by
those dealing with severe mental illnesses:
Learn more about NAMI's IOOV program: Click here to view informational video
Call one of the following NAMI Illinois affiliates and schedule a presentation.
NAMI Illinois Affiliates Currently Offering In Our Own Voice Presentations