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2018 Evening of Hope

Join us for our annual celebration!

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Hot hors d’oeuvres and cash bar
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Dinner and Program

Cintas Center at Xavier University
1624 Herald Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45207

$60 per person

Speaker: Gabe Howard

Gabe Howard is an award-winning writer and speaker who lives with bipolar and anxiety disorders. He’s the host of the weekly Psych Central Show, an iTunes Top Ten podcast. He also co-hosts A Bipolar, a Schizophrenic, and a Podcast, which explores life through the unique double lens of a young woman living with schizophrenia and a guy living with bipolar. He also writes for WebMD, Psych Central, bipolar magazine, and other distinguished publications. Please visit him online at


2018 Excellence in Mental Health Care Awards

NAMI Southwest Ohio presents the Excellence in Mental Health Care Awards at each Evening of Hope. These awards recognize individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary work and advocacy on behalf of people living with mental illness and their families. You can make a nomination for 2018’s awards here.

2017’s categories included:

  • Exemplary Psychiatrist
  • Exemplary Therapist
  • Exemplary Psychiatric Nurse
  • Outstanding Leadership in a Community Setting
  • Criminal Justice/Mental Health
  • Crisis Intervention Team Excellence
  • Frank Gorman Outstanding NAMI Volunteer

Sponsorship Opportunities

NAMI Southwest Ohio’s annual Evening of Hope brings together individuals living with mental illness, families, mental health professionals, elected officials, and other champions who directly improve the lives of those affected by mental illness.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, contact Emily Bauer, Development Manager, NAMI Southwest Ohio.

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