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NAMI_Smarts

Advocacy Training

(Note: Our next training will be scheduled in December 2020)

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Want to make a positive change in mental health services?

Become an advocate!

Join us at the NAMI Smarts training! NAMI Smarts for Advocacy gives you the strategies to build knowledge, confidence, and competence in:

  • Writing and delivering short and compelling personal stories that have an “ask”
  • Finding and using facts in speaking and writing
  • Preparing for and conducting a successful meeting with legislators
  • Following-up with savvy thank you notes that reinforce a key message
  • Writing focused emails that have an impact
  • Making effective phone calls

Who Should Attend:

Anyone who wants to gain advocacy skills – especially advocates who will join Mental Health Advocacy Day

Grassroots advocacy is simple; you don’t have to know about policies or politics. It’s about using your voice to influence policy makers and make a difference. Turn your passion and your lived experience into a positive voice for mental health with the NAMI Smarts for advocacy grassroots advocacy training.

Call: 800-639-6480 ~ Email: program@namivt.org