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NAMI Book Discussion: Another Kind of Madness
September 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Families are riddled with untold secrets. But Stephen Hinshaw never imagined that a profound secret was kept under lock and key for 18 years within his family—that his father’s mysterious absences, for months at a time, resulted from serious mental illness and involuntary hospitalizations. From the moment his father revealed the truth, during Hinshaw’s first spring break from college, he knew his life would change forever.
Read the book and come to the discussion! Our discussion leader will be Frances Pass, NAMI of the Farmington Valley Board Member. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk.
The National Alliance On Mental Illness (NAMI) is a United States-based advocacy group originally founded as a grassroots group by family members of people diagnosed with mental illness. NAMI identifies its mission as being ‘dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness’.