Terry Russell is the executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Ohio, an organization that serves as an advocate for people with on mental health issues. NAMI Ohio was created in 1982 by a small group of family members to provide mutual support, education, and advocacy for individuals and families affected by serious brain disorders. Over the years, its membership has expanded to include family members, mental health consumers and providers, community mental health boards, mental health organizations and other supporters.
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