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This edition of Be Smart. Be Well. was made possible with the participation and support of many organizations and individuals. Their advice and assistance was invaluable in developing the Mental Health topic.

Acknowledgements

American Psychiatric Association

University of Illinois at Chicago, Center for Child and Adult Psychiatry, Institute for Juvenile Research

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Howard University Department of Psychiatry

National Organization for People of Color Against Suicide

Mesa Mental Health Services of Albuquerque, New Mexico

Family Service & Mental Health of Oak Park, Illinois

National Mental Health Awareness Campaign

NoStigma.org

With very special thanks to

Donna Holland Barnes, PhD
Howard University Dept. of Psychiatry, President & Founder, National Organization for People of Color Against Suicide

Becky Beckett
Executive Director, NAMI New Mexico

Michele Burgner, LCSW

Julie Carbray, PhD
UIC Institute for Juvenile Research

Ken Duckworth, M.D.
Medical Director, NAMI

Michael Fitzpatrick, MSW
Executive Director, NAMI

Bennett Leventhal, M.D.
Director, UIC Institute for Juvenile Research

Robyn Peyson, Executive Director, NAMI Texas

Nada Stotland, M.D.
President, American Psychiatric Association

Denise Stennis
Family Service & Mental Health of Oak Park, Illinois

Ross Szabo
Director, NoStigma.org Speakers Bureau

Stephanie Vomvouras, M.D., M.B.A.
Medical Editor, habitstohave.org

Our sincere gratitude to those who agreed to tell their stories

Humberto and Victoria Rodriguez

Lorette McNeill and Shannon Qualls

Colleen Coffey

And thanks to all who participated in the videos

John Roberts Cathy Van Vliet
Amy West Thad Przyblowski
David Simpson Jenna Przyblowski
Taheeen Mohammed Joseph Przyblowski
Susan Castle Adidayn Kalejaiye
David Bennett Sorya Ally
Martin Ucanda Kyle Smith

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