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Ane Romero

See, Believe, & Achieve
Mental Health Advocate and Suicide Prevention Trainer
Washington, D.C.
Ane Romero was raised in Las Vegas, New Mexico and currently resides in Washington, DC. She received her B.A. in Political Science and M.P.A from New Mexico Highlands University, where she served as the first female elected Student Body President and was appointed to the New Mexico Commission on Higher Education. Ane is trained and certified in suicide prevention through The Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program and has provided trainings for schools, communities, and on the Navajo Reservation. In 2005, she was crowned Miss New Mexico and competed at the national Miss America Pageant. Ane has spoken nationally on behalf of mental health related issues, such as the Mental Health Parity Act in Washington, DC and served as the national spokesperson for the 1-800-YOUTHLINE. In 2011 she was awarded the “National Excellence in Federal Government Leadership Award” by the National Resource Center for Hispanic Mental Health for her work in mental health policy. In 2013, she became the first Congressional House staffer to be presented with the “Allies in Action” award by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the “Friends of Children’s Mental Health” award by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. While still in college, she authored New Mexico Senate Joint Memorial 61, which became one of only four pieces of mental health legislation to pass the New Mexico State Legislature. Ane is the founder of the mental health and wellness blog, “See, Believe, & Achieve (www.seebelieveandachieve.com), which is dedicated to overall well-being, mental health, and goal setting skills.Twitter: @CBelieveAchieve

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