NAMI Greater Houston
Glenn D. Urbach, Executive Director
?One of every five Houstonians (819,000, including 150,000 young children) has a diagnosable mental illness.
'?Houston loses more than $5.6 billion yearly in productivity and annual earnings as a result of severe mental illness among workers and prospective workers.
'?More people suffer from mental illness than from cancer, diabetes, or heart disease.
'?NAMI Greater Houston sponsors evidence-based education programs, peer-facilitated support groups, community information and referral programs, and strategic advocacy efforts that enable families and individuals affected by mental illnesses to live healthy and fulfilling lives.
'?Event Name: 10th Annual NAMI Walk
'?Event Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015
'?Event Time: 8:00 am
'?Event Number: (713) 970-4424
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