“Never Give Up Hope”
What does Elena’s story suggest about the spirit of volunteerism during the heart of the pandemic? What if volunteers like Elena HAD NOT stepped up to support families needing mental health support?
Elena discusses how volunteers made the adjustment to Zoom meetings. What were some of the challenges they faced? How do you think NAMI clients adjusted to Zoom meetings? What challenges (outside of the personal problems) did they face?
Many people seeking mental health support found their way online and adapted to the digital format. Now that the worst part of the pandemic is over, do you think some people might want to stick with the online mode? What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of the online mode?