[A logo for NAMI Virginia is seen]
My name is Kathy Harkey, and I am the executive director of NAMI Virginia. We are the state office of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
[Pictures of people holding various uplifting messages are seen]
Our mission is to promote recovery and improve the quality of life of Virginians living with serious mental illness.
[More photos of people holding uplifting messages]
I first found NAMI in 2006, when my son Joshua was diagnosed with a serious mental illness. Joshua died by suicide, and I’ll live with the agony of the loss of my son daily.
[program logos are displayed]
Your support means so much, especially now as we invest in the expansion of digital programming to meet the needs of our community.
[an interpretive illustration of the mental health crisis is pictured, including stress, racism, anxiety, and depression]
The mental health crisis arising from the trauma of the pandemic is real, and its effects are being felt by across the country. Our work is just beginning.
[A woman holds another uplifting sign]
We hope you will join us.