The Austin American-Statesman featured NAMI Austin’s Executive Director, Karen Ranus, opinion piece which addresses the challenge of creating workplace environments in which positive and supportive mental health conversations happen and employees are encouraged to seek treatment when they need it was Her piece highlights one of our active volunteers, Liza.
Petite and attractive with a quick wit and a feisty attitude, Liza recently celebrated 18 years at her workplace, where she is known as a hard-working, loyal and reliable team player. She adores pit bulls, loves traveling with her husband, is close to her family and is an active community volunteer. Liza also lives with and manages a serious mental illness.
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