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Previous Town Halls

NAMI CA Town Hall on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, with Dr. Shaina Zurlin from the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to discuss CalAIM, a multi-year initiative to improve the quality of life and health outcomes through implementation of a broad delivery system, program and payment reform across the Medi-Cal program.

NAMI California Town Hall with Lara Gregorio from humanest; February 18, 2021.

NAMI California Town Hall on Suicide Prevention with guest speaker Graham Wiseman of BeingwellCA; January 21, 2021.

NAMI California Town Hall Meeting on the LPS Act with NAMI California and guest speaker Randall Hagar; December 17, 2020.

NAMI California Town Hall Meeting with California Association of Local Behavioral Health ​Boards & Commissions​ (CalBHB/C); October 29.

NAMI California Town Hall with the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN); September 15, 2020.

NAMI California Town Hall with the Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC); September 3, 2020.

NAMI California Town Hall with the California State Association of Counties (CSAC); August 20, 2020.

NAMI California Town Hall with the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC); August 11, 2020.

NAMI California Town Hall with the Department of State Hospitals; July 14, 2020.

NAMI + DSH Town Hall PPT

NAMI CA + DSH Town Hall Q&A

NAMI California Town Hall with the Council on Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health (CCJBH); July 28, 2020.

NAMI California Town Hall with Department of Health Care Services (DHCS); June 4, 2020.

DHCS Town Hall Presentation

NAMI California Town Hall with the California Behavioral Health Directors Association (CBHDA); April 29, 2020.

CBHDA-NAMI Listening Session Power Point