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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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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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Cultural & Linguistic Responsiveness Toolkit Webinar Training

February 26, 2019

The Cultural & Linguistic Responsiveness (CLR) Toolkit was created by NAMI California in partnership with the Union of Pan Asian Communities (UPAC) and Pacific Clinics with funding from the California Mental Health Services Authority (CALMHSA) with feedback from the CA Reducing Disparities Project. The goal of this toolkit is to assist local affiliates and partner more »

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A Letter from Our CEO: Join NAMI California this Tax Season

February 19, 2019

It’s a historic time for NAMI California and we need your support now more than ever! This year, you have the opportunity to donate in support of NAMI California’s efforts through your state tax return. This is an incredibly powerful opportunity for our state to take a giant leap towards the goal of de-stigmatizing mental more »

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