I’ve been doing advertising and marketing my whole career and want to add my skills to help fulfill NAMI Mahoning Valley’s mission to provide mental health support, advocacy and education to the people of the Mahoning Valley.
I do my work at NAMI Mahoning Valley so people with severe mental illness can have a voice and be heard.
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Community Development Director
“After working in the IT field for the last few years and dealing with my own mental illnesses, I was finally able to reach out for the support that I needed since stigma kept me from doing so for so long. Choosing to get support for my mental health was one of the best things I have done in my life. On my mental health journey I discovered an awareness for my sense of empathy and compassion for others and decided to dedicate myself to the mental health field as a counseling student and volunteer. It has become my purpose and passion.”
Nancy McCurdy Montagna
Community Education Director/ Fundraising Coordinator
Adult Care Facility Liaison
“I’ve had many ups and downs with my bipolar disorder, but I have a loving family who has stood by me through all my struggles. I am grateful for their support.
I have a Master’s degree in Child Development and Family Studies and a 20 year career in the social services field working with at risk families. My experience and knowledge will be useful in my role as Executive Assistant.
Despite my experience and success, I struggled with my mental illness. But with a proper diagnosis, medication and therapy, I am feeling as close to normal as I imagine normal could be
I refuse to allow all that I have gone through to be for nothing. I am proud to be working with NAMI and hope to do my part in making a difference in the lives of people affected by mental illness.”