Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a family member of someone with severe mental health challenges? Peggy Rahman, President of NAMI Alameda County, discusses the stigma she faced as the mother of a child with schizophrenia. Hear how she advocated for her daughter, why she thinks hope is so important to recovery, and how her experiences made her a better parent and wife.

Note: The views expressed in this video are those of the speaker and not necessarily those of Alameda County Behavioral Healthcare.

Producer: Rev. Barbara F. Meyers
Executive Producer: Shannon Eliot
Director and Editor: Sherman Park
Intern: Kenneth “Kozy” Harringtoon

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