August 25 – NAMI Speakers Series – Katie Feick

22 Aug

Athens Public Library, 30 Home Street, Athens

August 25, 2016        6:30 pm-8 pm

Schizoaffective disorder – a combination of schizophrenia and a mood disorder – is a particularly mean affliction. Many sufferers have anosognosia – the sincere delusion that they are not sick. Katie Feick suffers from schizoaffective disorder. Now, in solid recovery, she works part time as a physical therapist in acute care at OSU. She is also a mental health advocate with NAMI Franklin County, NAMI Ohio, ADAMH Franklin County, Mental Health America Franklin County, and the Columbus Police Crisis Intervention Team training. She is a living example that recovery is possible even for those with the most severe disorders. She’ll be talking about her experience before recovery, her recovery, and her very productive life thereafter.


One Response to “August 25 – NAMI Speakers Series – Katie Feick”

  1. unitedappeal August 24, 2016 at 8:31 am #

    Just received word that this event has been cancelled due to the speaker’s health.

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