Policy Communications Specialist

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National Shattering Silence Coalition

Research and follow the work of SAHMSA and the Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee (ISMICC). Research congressional legislation pertaining to serious brain illnesses commonly referred to as "serious mental illness" and assist our Policy Action Committee with writing letters, position statements, etc. in order to be a voice for those with serious brain disorders and their families who suffer right along with them. Are you a writer/editor passionate about changing discriminatory policies to improve the lives of those affected by serious brain disorders? Then this position is a perfect fit for your skillset.

The National Shattering Silence Coalition speaks out about federal, state, and local policies that impact adults and children living with serious brain disorders (SBD), commonly referred to as "serious mental illnesses," and advocates for change. We are voices for the 14.2 million adults and 8 million children living with and dying far to young from serious brain disorders.

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About National Shattering Silence Coalition

Location:

PO BOX 563, Shapleigh, ME 04076, US

Mission Statement

The National Shattering Silence Coalition speaks out about federal, state, and local policies that impact adults and children living with serious brain disorders (SBD), commonly referred to as "serious mental illnesses", and advocates for change.

Description

Founded in 2017, NSSC is a nonpartisan alliance of ​​ family members, individuals suffering from serious brain disorders (SBD), professionals in the trenches, and caring people united to ensure that brain illness, health, and criminal justice systems count those with SBD, and their families in all federal, state, and local policy reforms. We are voices for the 11.2 million adults and 7 million children living with and dying too young from serious brain disorders.


NSSC envisions a medically-based system of non-discriminatory, comprehensive, and coordinated brain illness care.
Advocacy & Human Rights
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Technical Writing
  • Advocacy
  • Research
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Will work with your schedule.
  • An interest in improving policies that affect people with serious mental illness and their families.

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