Florida, United States
Carlos A. Larrauri MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC, serves on the Board of Directors for the National Alliance on Mental Illness and NAMI Miami-Dade County. Diagnosed with schizophrenia at 23 years of age, access to affordable health care, community based treatments, and early intervention afforded him the best opportunity for recovery. Mr. Larrauri is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, and lectures at the University of Miami and Miami Dade College. Mr. Larrauri aspires to interface clinical practice, policy, and research, to reduce health inequities for people living with mental illness. More specifically, his goal is to assist organizations and communities develop systems for the prevention and treatment of mental illness through early intervention in youth.