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You Are Not Alone

You Are Not Alone

Dr. Ken Duckworth with Emma and Liam Winters
Thursday, February 8, 2024
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM PT

Written with authority and compassion, You are Not Alone by Dr. Ken Duckworth, Chief Medical Officer of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), is the essential resource for individuals and families seeking expert guidance on diagnosis, treatment, and recovery of mental illness.


This singular resource—the first book from NAMI, America’s largest grassroots organization helping people with mental illness and their families, is a powerful reminder that help is here, and we are not alone.

With the wisdom of a psychiatrist and the vulnerability of a peer, Dr. Duckworth offers this comprehensive guide that centers on the poignant lived experiences of over 125 individuals from across the country whose first-person stories illustrate the diversity of mental health journeys.

You are Not Alone provides: 

• Practical guidance on dealing with a vast array of mental health conditions and navigating care

• Research-based evidence on what treatments and approaches work

• Insight and advice from renowned clinical experts and practitioners

KEN DUCKWORTH, MD, is the chief medical officer of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and has worked with NAMI since 2003. He is board certified in adult, child, and adolescent psychiatry and is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He was previously acting commissioner and medical director at the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health. Dr. Duckworth has worked on an assertive community treatment team, at an early psychosis program, at an elementary school, at a health plan, and with people who are unhoused. His passion for this work comes from his loving dad who had bipolar disorder.

Emma and Liam Winters, siblings who live with bipolar disorder, will join Dr. Duckworth in discussion. Their stories are also included in You are Not Alone.  

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