Monday, March 8, 2021
7:00-8:00 pm

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NAMI Farmington Valley and NAMI CT will co-host young adult author and activist Julia Tannenbaum for a first-hand look at how writing helped her cope with mental illness. Tannenbaum, who is 20 years old and lives in West Hartford, recently completed the final book in her self-help trilogy, the Changing Ways Series.  Julia will share her experiences of dealing with mental illness as a teenager and explain the role writing played in her journey from sickness to health. Check out her trilogy The Changing Ways Series here.

March 8, 2021 from 7:00-8:00 pm

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Julia Tannenbaum is the author of the Changing Ways trilogy, which she started writing when she was 17. She’s an advocate for mental health awareness and often incorporates her personal struggles into her fictional work. Tannenbaum is currently pursuing a Creative Writing and English B.A. at Southern New Hampshire University. She lives in West Hartford, Connecticut with her family. Learn more at