Award-winning author Amanda LaPera is a mental health advocate, family member and consumer, and serves on the Board of Directors for the National Alliance for Mental Illness, Orange County Affiliate (NAMI-OC).
Her creative works, including short stories and poetry, which often address mental illness, have been published in a variety of anthologies and websites.
She lives in California where she teaches English, enjoys spending time with her children and dogs, and continues to write.
Amanda LaPera is available for professional speaking engagements on a variety of topics, including mental illness and laws related to severe mental illness, from the perspective of a family member, consumer and advocate.
Adamo Press is proud to present her debut book, LOSING DAD, Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Family's Search for Hope.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Meeting of the Minds Mental Health Conference at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel, 700 W. Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Sunday, July 17, 2016
Monday, July 18, 2016
Adamo Press Book Signing
California State Fair,1600 Exposition Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95815
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