While thrilled to read the prominent article, “Mental illness: A disease kept in shadows,” (Jan. 11, Page B1), I wondered if readers would nod and think, “Yes, but what can just one person do?” Here are some ideas:
Every one of us makes a difference, and NAMI gives us a forum for teaming up and making positive change happen together. If we move mental illness out of the “shadows” and talk about it, the stigma goes away and we can deal with it.
JAN MORITA, President
MARY HOFMANN, past president
NAMI of Merced County