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updated for * 2015 * !

Next NAMI GB CAN Affiliate Meeting
Thursday, October 15th, 2015
Center Club 6:30 to 8:30 PM
See Meeting Agenda

See Our New Articles Page:

Many Articles Compiled by Howard Trachtman:


Mentor training was held March 14th 16th 2014 at Employment Options in Marlborough, MA, we are hoping there will be more trainings.

NAMI GB-CAN and NAMI MetroWest are looking for candidates to mentor groups who are interested in maintaining their wellness and recovery after experiencing mental illness.
Please see the Jobs page for details and application.

Application Flyer Here.

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NAMI-MASS Executive Leadership, DMH Executive Leadership,
Middlesex County Sheriff, Massachusetts State Legislators
and AG at NAMI Walk 2013 Boston

Team GB CAN T shirt design 2013

NAMI GB CAN (NAMI Greater Boston Consumer Advocacy Network) provides support, education and advocacy. We are a grassroots organization of people with lived experience of mental health treatment (Peers). We are an affiliate of NAMI-MASS (National Alliance on Mental Illness of Massachusetts). We are dedicated to eliminating the stigma and discrimination of those labeled with mental illness.

NAMI is known as the "Nation's Voice on Mental Illness" and we at GB CAN believe that this voice must be recovery-oriented and value the lived experience of Peers. Call us today at (617) 626-8694 or email us at Together we will win!

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Howard Trachtman
Howard D. Trachtman, BS, CPS, CPRP
Director & Co-Founder of NAMI GB CAN


Read new info about the
Ruby Rogers Center
Somerville, Massachusetts


Help With Our Legislation Efforts!
Let's Help Get this Bill Passed!
Please Sign Our Petition!

SAMHSA's Principles of Recovery

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SAMHSA recovery principles - brochure download


Two Hats
Networking Dinner

Second Thursdays of the month 6pm, 
Bertucci's, 799 Main Street, Cambridge



NAMI MASS Board of Directors
December 20, 2012
Final Statement - Newtown, CT
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Patrick Kennedy Calls for an End to the Stigma of Mental Illness
Posted by NAMI Mass on YouTube


GB CAN at Revere Beach 2011

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Team MBRLC at Strides Against Stigma
Boston University Nickerson Field 4/2013

Team GB CAN 2011

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