Staff Members

Athena Kabylafkas- Bookkeeper & Administrative Assistant

Athena has over 20 years of work and volunteer experience in the non-profit, public and private sectors. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from North Carolina State University with a concentration in Finance. Athena decided after battling, surviving and thriving with Bipolar Disorder and PTSD in her own life, she wanted to give back. She became a volunteer with NAMI Colorado in 2017. She then became part of the staff, a NAMI Connections facilitator, a In Our Own Voice Presenter, and a Peer Support Coach.  She also created a holistic mental wellness program, that assisted her in getting on track with her own recovery. Her commitment now, is to empower others to do the same.  She is dedicated to encouraging individuals with mental health challenges and their road to recovery. She is originally from Chicago, Illinois and now lives with her family in Denver, Colorado. Athena‚Äôs passions are volunteering, creative writing, the arts, photography, animals and spending time in nature enjoying the beauty of the Rocky Mountains. Contact Athena at athena@namicolorado.org.