• Represent Recovery Initiative

    Represent Recovery is a reflexive initiative calling for a paradigm shift in the way we view mental health in diverse cultural communities. It aims to serve members of underrepresented communities while centering their voices in the overall mental health movement.

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NAMI California Advocates at the Capitol’s Behavioral Health Wellness Fair

March 12, 2018

On February 28th, individuals participated in a Behavioral Health Wellness Fair at the Capitol in Sacramento. The day consisted of members meeting with elected officials, sharing resources through a wellness fair, and an opportunity to attend an informational hearing led by Senator Pan titled, “Mental Health Delivery: The Global Forefront” focused on hearing from implemented more »

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San Diego vs. Siskiyou: Researchers Find Stark Disparities in Senior Mental Health Care Across Counties

January 29, 2018

A California Health Report article by Lisa Renner explores a new study released Thursday by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research detailing inadequacies and inconsistencies in older adult mental health here in California. The research found that quality of services for seniors with serious mental illness varies depending on the county, and that older more »

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The California Standard

January 24, 2018

The Mental Health care system in California remains fragmented, separated and ineffective. Both on the private and public fronts, care systems struggle to grapple with both the short term and long term needs of individuals living with Mental Illness and their families. Although research has shown many best practice options, we have yet to see more »

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