When Mental Illness Strikes Someone You Love:
A Conversation with Randye Kaye about the Family Experience
June 15, 2022. 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm: Campus Tours, Member Art Exhibit, Refreshments. 7:00 pm: Featured Presentation
Randye Kaye harnesses the power of words in her work as a radio personality, improv & stage actor, drama
teacher, humorist, podcast host, writer, motivational speaker, voice talent, and audiobook narrator. Her
bestselling book, Ben Behind His Voices: One Family’s Journey from the Chaos of Schizophrenia to Hope, was nominated for a Publisher’s Weekly Award.
Her second book, Happier Made Simple: Choose Your Words. Change Your Life, reached #1 International Bestseller status on its official Launch Day on Amazon.
On the more serious side, Randye speaks to groups of doctors, nurses, medical students, families, providers, and legislators regarding the family experience when mental illness strikes. She is a Family-to-Family teacher/trainer for the National Alliance on Mental Illness, and former diversity trainer with the Anti-Defamation League. She lives with her family in Connecticut.