Eleanor’s Circle

Who is Eleanor?

Eleanor Owen was a fierce Seattle-based advocate in the world of mental health policy, co-founder of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, and a close friend of NAMI Seattle. Owen’s work included amending Washington’s Involuntary Treatment Act, which lays out when a person can be involuntarily committed for psychiatric care. She successfully pushed for the law to include treatment for people with “grave disabilities,” to help more people with mental health conditions receive care. Read more about Eleanor > 

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In honor of Eleanor, we invite you to continue her cause by becoming a sustaining NAMI Seattle member. A monthly recurring gift honors her commitment and sustains her legacy.

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