Fresno’s “Wonder Woman” in the mental health community has my vote for NAMI California Board.
“Christina A. Valdez-Roup is an incredible advocate, educator, speaker and mentor in our Central Valley community. Her support has been instrumental in my recovery process and so many other peers that I know.”
— Eve Hinson, Founder of AmericanBadassActivists.org
“The work Chris does with law enforcement, first responders, students, our Vets (and so many more to break the stigma of living with a severe mental illness), create positive system change and provide hope – it’s life and community changing.
“Chris facilitates the positive change we seek in mental health community, services, support and education. She does this with an advocate’s passion powered with lived experience and peer voice. For as long as I’ve known her, she does this everyday.
“Chris has also been instrumental in helping the Fresno Autistic community identify…
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