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Help us out by participating in our Stakeholders Survey!

April 17, 2019

NAMI California commits to seek, receive, and actively consider stakeholder recommendations while continuously improving a consistent feedback mechanism. We are committed to effective stakeholder engagement and rely on our continued work with stakeholders to help us further our mission to effectively advocate for lives of quality and respect, without discrimination and stigma, for families and more »

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Spring Capitol Advocacy Day!

April 11, 2019

Over 50 attendees joined us for our Capitol Advocacy Day on April 10 at the California State Capitol Building in Sacramento. The event was organized to help raise awareness on mental illness among decision makers for NAMI California members’ priority issues, such as access to treatment, housing, crisis services, criminal justice, and family involvement. Eight more »

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NAMI California helps host Solano County’s Mental Health 101 training

April 3, 2019

Members from our Merced, Solano, and Yolo County affiliates joined together over the weekend for NAMI Solano County’s Mental Health 101 Presenter and Cultural Competency Training. This two day training prepared members to go out into diverse communities equipped to provide education about mental health and stigma reduction (through the power of sharing their stories more »

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NAMI California represented at Youth Mental Health Day

March 28, 2019

The California HOSA (Cal-HOSA) Youth Speaking Up for Youth Mental Health Day provided an opportunity for students, educators, community leaders, mental health providers, and policy experts to hear from youths about the adverse challenges facing them. The Sacramento Convention Center saw hundreds shuffle in and out of its doors all day Wednesday, with at least more »

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Join NAMI California’s Online Focus Group For Both Families and Diverse Communities

March 12, 2019

Join NAMI CA’s Online Focus Group for Diverse Communities Wednesday April 17, 2019 from 5:30-6:30PM Your feedback will be incorporated into the Annual State of the Community Report on Diverse Communities in order to reach and improve the experiences of underserved and marginalized diverse communities. Come gather, through an online webinar, with other diverse community members to more »

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VIDEO: Represent Recovery – Beila Krow

Take a moment and listen to Beila Krow’s mental health story. Krow is a marriage and family psychotherapist and a consumer. She has struggled with bipolar disorder and PTSD alongside serious hidden disabilities partially related to mental health diagnosis and medication side effects. This is her story about representing recovery.

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NAMI California Partner Hosts Behavioral Health Wellness Fair

On March 4, the Connected Coalition conducted the Behavioral Health Wellness Fair at the Sacramento State Capitol Building on behalf of Mental Health America. Connected Coalition, which NAMI California is a partner of, designed the event to raise awareness and provide educational information focused on behavioral health topics and partner organizations working on those issues. more »

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