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Finding Pleasure in Books
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Amanda LaPera

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, mental health care from the perspective of a family member, individual, and advocate, as well as mental health in high schools.

 

Adamo Press is proud to present her debut book, LOSING DAD, Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Family's Search for Hope.

IBPA's 2014 Benjamin Franklin Awards Ceremony in New York

IBPA Award Winners at Book Expo America 2014 in New York

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UPCOMING Events

Dates to be Announced

Sacramento, California

Adamo Press Book Signing

Adamo Press will be hosting an author table at the California State Fair where you can purchase a copy of Losing Dad by Amanda LaPera and get it signed! 

California State Fair, 1600 Exposition Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95815

 

May 30, 2018

Anahiem, California

Speaking Engagement

"Meeting of the Minds" Mental Health Conference

Anaheim Marriott Hotel, 700 W. Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802

Author Amanda LaPera will be presenting the workshop "Together is Better," regarding Individual-Family-Provider Care Coordination, along with two other NAMI Board Members. Inquire about purchasing a signed copy of Losing Dad.

 

February 1, 2018

Cal State Fullerton

Speaking Engagement

Children's Mental Health Forum

Author Amanda LaPera will be the featured closing speaker on the topic "Navigating the System." Inquire about purchasing a signed copy of Losing Dad.

Online Bookstore

Interested in ordering an autographed book or two or more from us? We'd be happy to help! Visit our online book store to order today and have books shipped directly to you.

 

Watch for special events and promotions, like author appearances and autographed books!

 

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