Make a Difference in Your Community
Citizen advocates can and do make a difference! All it takes is the passion to inspire change in your community. By educating the public and our legislature, you can change the way people think and talk about mental illness and help shape new laws and policies. Let your voice be heard!
Basic Rules and Resources for Effective Advocacy
There are many ways to advocate for the causes you believe in. Whether you advocate by phone, letter, or in person, we have some tips to offer that may improve the outcome of your efforts. Just remember, however you choose to communicate with your elected officials, always be courteous, considerate, and honest.