Terry Land lives in Livermore and has worked as a PhD scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for 30 years.  As the mother of a cherished loved one living with a serious mental illness she has personal experience seeking mental health resources and programs to help them survive and thrive. Navigating these challenges has inspired her to become an advocate for accessible and effective mental health programs. The importance of having integrated quality resources that are readily available to those in need and their families is key to having improved outcomes in our communities.