Recovery is Possible: Scott Bowmer

By Emalee Gillis, NAMI Spokane Blog Editor. Ten years ago, Scott Bowmer, currently from Spokane, faced a key moment in his journey with a mental health condition. He was on a merchant ship that was sailing near Korea. His job was to help drive the ship. He wasn’t...

Recovery is Possible: Shamra Andrews

By Emalee Gillis, NAMI Spokane Blog Editor. Shamra Andrews of Spokane, now 47, has faced mental health challenges since she was a teenager.  As a teenager, she stated that she wanted to die in the form of letters. Into her early twenties, she had constant thoughts of...