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Alumna Melissa Lorah '05 featured in NAMI production of mental illness documentary

Alfred University alumna Melissa Lorah ’05 is featured in “You Can’t Be Sick by Yourself,”  a documentary-styled video produced in part by the National Alliance on Mental Illness and focusing on NAMI’s efforts to assist families dealing with a member’s mental health illness.

NAMI is the largest grassroots mental health organization in the United States and is dedicated to improving the quality of life for Americans affected by mental illness.

Lorah says she hopes the video contributes to a broader understanding of metnal health issues. “Our hope in dong the video was to spread some openness about mental illness."

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