Praise for Author and Public Speaker Elizabeth Anderson
True Grit Award 2013
I was blessed to be awarded The True Grit Award by the Lt. Governor’s Circle on Mental Health and Addictions.
I would like to thank Lt. Governor Donald Ethell and his staff for a wonderful event on September 27th 2013 held at Government House in Edmonton.
… what a phenomenal presentation Elizabeth gave to our attendees –so powerful, and courageous. It is rare to see a speaker so profoundly change the thinking of so many professionals and to connect with their compassion and understanding. Elizabeth was so poised, organized and confident.
I do not recall a plenary at The Forum (or for that matter anyplace else) in which for 45 minutes you could hear a pin drop followed by a spontaneous explosion of applause and a standing ovation. It was a moment I will not forget….
I am so pleased The Forum provided a platform for Elizabeth to project her message of resilience and recovery.
– Dr. Dennis Butler, University of Wisconsin, Organizer for The Forum for Behavioural Science in Family Medicine,
Thank you so much for this presentation! It gave me so much insight into what the illness is. Elizabeth is such a inspiring woman. I am so grateful to have heard her story.
– University Student
Elizabeth Anderson is an extraordinary woman; a person who has walked through the deepest darkest despair, terror and confusion to emerge with a gracious humility, a delightful playfulness and a message of hope we all need to hear.
– Fiona Haynes, Former Provincial Partnership Program Manager, Schizophrenia Society of Alberta
Thank you for speaking to us, it truly touched my heart.