NAMI (the National Alliance for Mental Illness) is an AMAZING organization for people with mental illness. The have a wide array of groups and classes for people with mental illness that are on-going and affordable. They are friendly, patient and supportive. If you have a mental illness they are an invaluable resource. You can reach them at 801-323-9900.
Art is an incredibly valuable outlet for some people with mental illness. That’s why NAMI’s Utah Artists Exhibit is so important. You will be moved by the art you see there. It gives the artists a great sense of pride knowing that they can express themselves and be appreciated for the true artist they are. You will even have the opportunity to buy their work!
The exhibit starts at 9am TODAY (Tuesday August 25th) and will continue through October 10th. It is FREE to get in and held at the beautiful new downtown library 210 East 400 South in the “Lower Urban Room”. Liz Felt of NAMI Utah has done an amazing job of putting this wonderful opportunity together. Great job, Liz, on the “Vision and Voices 2009 Exhibit”. If you have any questions, you can reach Liz at NAMI or by E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. ‘Tell her Frank Clayton sent ya.