NAMI – San Gabriel Valley

Distinguished Speaker for Wednesday,  11 May 2016

“Shattered Glass”

Speaker:

Elaine Rohr

When:

7:30-8:30pm

Wilson Auditorium, Pacific Clinics Training Institute

2471 East Walnut Street, Pasadena CA 91105

Near Corner of North Altadena Drive

Our May Distinguished Speaker’s book, “Shattered Glass” is the story of her life from childhood through full recovery from trachildren and five grandchildren; she resides in Azusa, California with her husband.uma related mental illness associated with the 1987 earthquake in Los Angeles.  Rohr considers her life a shattered glass: glued together and strong but fragile.  She attributes her recovery, over sixteen years, to faith in God and receiving proper treatment from mental health professionals.  Although the book is available through Amazon, we have asked that Rohr have copies of the book on hand so that members can have the option of immediate purchase. Rohr received a B.A. from Baylor University and an M.A. from California State University, Los Angeles in speech and language pathology. She is currently retired from 39 years of practice in pediatric speech pathology.  For the past 15 years, she has been a master synchronized swimmer.  Rohr is the mother of three adult children and five grandchildren; she resides in Azusa, California with her husband.

Business meeting will preclude presentation at 7pm.

 

What is NAMI?

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness. NAMI has over 1,100 affiliates in communities across the country who engage in advocacy, research, support and education. Members of NAMI are families, friends and people living with mental illnesses such as major deepression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder and borderline personality disorder.

 

 

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