NAMI Oklahoma Volunteer Service Award recognizes achievement or long and distinguished service in the meeting of NAMI Oklahoma’s goals of service, education, advocacy & research.
Ruth is the leader her affiliate and has worked tirelessly with NAMI Cleveland County to support individuals and families in her community. She also uses this role to encourage other individuals to be involved in their community and fulfill the mission of NAMI OK. When provided with the opportunity, Ruth participates in various events in her community to share the ways in which NAMI can provide support, education and advocacy.
Ruth has repeatedly taught the Family to Family Class and faithfully facilitates a Family Support Group. She is diligent to find resources and give ongoing support for those individuals that need support for their loved ones living with a mental health condition.
Ruth also has supported the Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) for law enforcement. She has participated in the training for the CIT program both locally and at various places across the state.
Ruth’s greatest passion is teaching the Smarts for Advocacy which teaches individuals how to tell their story related to mental health in a short and concise way. Her energy and passion shines as she teaches the modules of how to advocate for loved ones living with a mental health condition. Ruth has taught Smarts for Advocacy both locally and in other places throughout the state.
Ruth’s work at NAMI Cleveland County clearly shows her passion for helping and supporting those individuals and families dealing with mental health conditions.
Pictured: Brandon Pettit (Executive Director of NAMI OK), Ruth Mojica. and Reggie Hines (NAMI Oklahoma Board President)