In this episode of NAMI’s podcast, NAMI CEO Daniel H. Gillison Jr. speaks with Music Mogul, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, and NAMI Ambassador Master P about the recent loss of his daughter to substance use, and how he plans to cope with his first year without her during the holidays. Together, they talk about grief, faith, healing in the Black community and turning pain into purpose.
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Daniel H. Gillison, Jr. is the chief executive officer of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). Prior to his work at NAMI, he served as executive director of the American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) in addition to several other leadership roles at various large corporations such as Xerox, Nextel, and Sprint. He is passionate about making inclusive, culturally competent mental health resources available to all people, spending time with his family, and of course playing tennis. You can follow him on Twitter at @DanGillison.