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NAMI Mass Sharing Our Stories (SOS) is an impactful presentation delivered by two family members of people living with mental health conditions. Two trained presenters share their experiences as caregivers or supporters and their personal journeys. Audience members will have the chance to ask questions and engage in discussion with the speakers.

Upcoming NAMI Mass Sharing Our Stories Presentations

Below are upcoming SOS presentations that are open to the general public. We hope you’ll join us! Registration is required for presentations.

  • Public SOS Presentations will resume in January 2024.

Most SOS presentations are privately hosted by individual businesses, schools and universities, organizations, and other groups. Contact us for more information or to schedule your presentation.

Schedule a Sharing Our Stories Presentation

We are now offering in-person and virtual Sharing Our Stories presentations! To schedule a presentation for your group, business, or organization:

  • Reach out to Sarah Ford at and Kyrie Mohammed at
  • Sarah or Kyrie will follow up to confirm the booking of your presentation
Become a Trained Speaker for Sharing Our Stories

NAMI Massachusetts is looking for individuals willing to share their story as family members of people living with mental health conditions with audiences such as hospitals, police departments, schools, universities, workplaces, faith communities, and more. We host several trainings for new speakers each year and dates will be publicized as they are scheduled. If you are interested in becoming a trained volunteer speaker for NAMI Mass Sharing Our Stories, please complete our online application form. A member of our team will contact individuals who have submitted applications prior to the next scheduled training. If you have questions or need more information, please contact Sarah Ford at

Support for this program is provided in part by:
Contact us for more information about NAMI Mass Sharing Our Stories:

Michelle Ward-Gilles, Ed.M.
Division Director, Community Education & Outreach


Sarah Ford, MSW, MTS
Senior Manager, Community Education & Outreach