Hope Starts With Us: Co-Occurring Substance Use

SEP. 22, 2022

By Daniel H. Gillison, Jr.

Hope Started With Us: Episode 5 Co-Occurring Substance AbuseIn this episode of NAMI’s podcast, NAMI CEO Daniel H. Gillison Jr. highlights National Recovery Month and Hispanic Heritage Month by speaking with Odette Cressler about her experience living with depression and recovering from an eating disorder and alcohol use as a member of the Latinx community.

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Dan GillisonDaniel H. Gillison, Jr. is the chief executive officer of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). Prior to his work at NAMI, he served as executive director of the American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) in addition to several other leadership roles at various large corporations such as Xerox, Nextel, and Sprint. He is passionate about making inclusive, culturally competent mental health resources available to all people, spending time with his family, and of course playing tennis. You can follow him on Twitter at @DanGillison.