Wellness Coalition receives NAMI-BI award

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 5:15pm
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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.