Friday, March 11, 2011
Since helping found the organization in 1978, Eleanor is still involved with NAMI Greater Seattle, which focuses on the families of people with mental illness. On a recent visit, she embraces Fran Rowley, in red. If a new family calls for help, Eleanor says, "I drop everything, because I know the ultimate pain and tragedy that can occur." "The impact of major mental illness on a family is almost indescribable," she says.
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