The National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation's largest mental health organization, is successful in great part because it is peer-based. Public Policy Director, Daniela Giordano, joins host Eric Clemons to discuss NAMI's effectiveness." />
U.S. Largest Mental Health Organization NAMI- 4:28
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Posted May 22, 2017
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NAMI, The National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation's largest mental health organization, is successful in great part because it is peer-based. Public Policy Director, Daniela Giordano, joins host Eric Clemons to discuss NAMI's effectiveness.
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