A mental health crisis deserves a mental health response. Individuals and families should be assured they will get the right care, in the right place, at the right time. We are working every day to ensure better outcomes.
Good news. The California Department of Health has updated its COVID-19 vaccine eligibility guidance for March 15 to specifically include those with serious mental illness in the “People with High-Risk Medical Conditions or Disabilities.”
NAMI CA is working with the CARE (Crisis and Recovery Enhancement) Technical Assistance Center to help people in crisis, by presenting a series of webinars for peers and those employing peers in the public mental health system.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeks to change the HIPAA Privacy Rule to allow for more flexibility in how “protected health information” can be shared, and they’re reviewing comments before they finalize these changes. Sign our petition!
For a 30-Second Survey, we asked: What have you learned during the pandemic? Have you discovered something that has changed your life for the better? Here is a selection of answers from community members.
Providing help, hope and health for those affected by serious mental illness continues to drive us. We have met these uncertain times with resolve to maintain connections with our community — physically distant but socially connected and supported. Together, we can continue to keep our communities safe.
If you are already a NAMI member, we thank you! Won’t you consider gifting a membership or making a donation in the name of a family member, friend or colleague? Giving forward helps us help individuals, families and communities impacted by mental illness.