Thousands of American families are experiencing the tragic consequences of current policies which result in neglect. Respecting and utilizing the experience of affected families, our intention is to support and empower each other while advocating for compassionate and effective treatment for those with mood/thought disorders and substance abuse issues.
We believe that by standing together, we will be able to assist each other and change the way our society treats those with mental illness and addiction. Help us build a strong organization by lending your skills and expertise.
Educate Connect with the community to inform and educate
Advocate Give a voice to those who need to be heard
Donate Help support our critical work
Volunteer Select from the many ways to be involved below
We’re looking for volunteers with a wide range of skills and experience in:
~ Accounting: Assist our Treasurer with monthly reports, etc.
~ Grant Writing: Assist us in our opportunities through grant writing
~ Public Relations & Communication: Use your skills to write press releases and assist with our social media platforms
~ Social Media: Participate in the development and maintenance of our social media platforms
~ Criminal Justice: Volunteer to assist visitors during their visits with loved ones in the jail
~ Mental Health: Connect with local organizations and attend meetings representing FamiliesACT!
~ Volunteer Recruitment and Management: Help grow our advocacy membership for both volunteers and potential leadership positions
~ Fundraising: Help cultivate sponsorships and donor members
~ Event Planning & Management: Coordinate special events, movie nights, community advocacy meetings and fundraising events
~ Advocacy Support: Write city and county leaders
~ Community Outreach: Join our community educational campaign
Interested in offering a skill or expertise not listed here? Contact us and let us know.
We are grateful for your support and desire to be involved with our organization and mission.