The event honors the extraordinary family members of the people we serve who are committed to advocacy; educational, vocational and leadership activities; and work tirelessly to improve services for people with psychiatric conditions, intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain injuries, and behavioral health challenges. This event is an opportunity to raise awareness, reduce prejudice and discrimination, build partnerships to improve care, and encourage family and community involvement.
The evening will be hosted by former WCVB-TV’s Emmy-winning anchorwoman Susan Wornick. Keynote speaker Jordan Burnham is a nationally recognized speaker and advocate working to end the negative stereotyping associated with experiencing a mental health diagnosis. He is a survivor of a suicide attempt during his senior year in high school and shares his powerful story of fighting depression and anxiety and finding recovery. Jordan has been featured on CNN, CBS, and ESPN.
The event is open to people with psychiatric conditions, intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain injuries, and behavioral health challenges; their families and loved ones; staff at nonprofit health and human service organizations and state agencies; citizen advisory boards; and all those connected to the work that we do.
If you would like to join Vinfen as a sponsor in celebrating family partnerships, please contact Erin Tighe at 617-441-1736 or email@example.com.
If you and your loved ones would like to join us, please RSVP by Monday, September 23 by contacting Amy Kabilian at 781-626-5080 or firstname.lastname@example.org.