Heather has worked in mental health as a psychiatric nurse for 16 years with both children and adults. She currently works on the inpatient mental health units at Harborview Medical center and as a Seattle elementary school nurse. She became passionate about helping support people living with mental illness after experiences growing up with family members affected by mental illness. As a NAMI volunteer she teaches middle & high school students and staff about mental illness and suicide prevention. When not working you may see her running with her two Weimaraner’s pups Frida and Elliott or riding her bike around Lake Washington.