Wellness Coalition receives NAMI-BI award
Board members of the former Block Island Wellness Coalition accepted the 2019 Ross Campbell Award from the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The annual award recognizes a local person or group’s contribution to promotion of mental and behavioral health was presented at NAMI-Block Island’s third annual conference on Saturday, May 18 at the Island Free Library.
The coalition, dedicated to substance abuse prevention among the Block Island’s youth, has merged into NAMI-BI since its functions were taken over by a regional coalition in 2018. In the photo, left to right are: Eileen Miller, Elspeth Crawford, Mimi Leveille and Jill Seppa. Photo by Pat Tengwall.