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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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NAMI California Youth Symposium

February 8, 2019

The first ever NAMI California Youth Symposium titled Youth Leaders-Creating Life Long Advocates will be held on Apr. 30, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott Sacramento Cal Expo, 1782 Tribute Rd, Sacramento, CA 95815.

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Governor Newsom’s Fiscal Year 2019-20 State Budget – Mental Health Issues

January 15, 2019

County 1991 Realignment Mental Health Growth Restoration ($84 million GF): The Governor proposes to increase General Fund support for the In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program by $241.7 million and discontinue the redirection of counties’ 1991 Realignment Mental Health Growth and county indigent health revenues. As a result, counties could receive an estimated $84 million in more »

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Affiliate & Member Corner

August 8, 2018

NAMI on Campus High School (NCHS) Affiliate Experts Pilot Project As the NAMI on Campus High School (NCHS) Club program has grown over the past several years, NAMI CA has been thrilled to see the levels of local engagement also grow between affiliates and clubs. This year, we have several exciting initiatives underway to help more »

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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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