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Initial (first episode) psychotic symptoms

Schizophrenia Outreach and Engagement Group – Multifamily Group for Early Psychosis & Schizophrenia Thursdays, July 21st to Sept. 29th, 6-7:30pm 250 Bon Air Rd, Greenbrae, CA Community Mental Health, 1st Floor Conference Room Group led by Laura Sciacca, PhD and Jayme Peta, MA MS Marin County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Laura Sciacca and Jayme Peta are beginning a new outreach and engagement group for...

HR 2646 – Helping Families in Mental Health ...

TIME  www.time.com July 6, 2016 Emma Ockerman @eockerman The bill would potentially address a nationwide shortage of psychiatric beds and child psychiatrists, in addition to creating the federal position of assistant secretary for mental health. A bill that would majorly reform mental health care in the United States cleared the U.S. House of Representatives 422-2 on Wednesday. Now, legislators are calling for theimmediate...

Novel Housing Idea

Converting Existing Bedrooms into Legal Living Units  – Lilypad Homes is a Marin nonprofit that educates homeowners about the opportunity to add infill housing to the community through the creation of accessory dwelling units (ADUs). A new type of ADU called junior accessory dwelling units (JADUs) or junior second units (JSUs), offers homeowners a more affordable option. JADUs are created by converting an existing...

Family to Family Education

Sign up now for the next NAMI Family to Family Education Program  The free 12 week course is offered to family and friends of people with mental illness. Next Class: September 6 – November 22 Tuesdays 7:00 – 9:30 pm Location: 555 Northgate Drive, San Rafael, CA The course is taught by trained, experienced, family member volunteers. Topics Include: Support Systems and Self Care Major Mental Illness Major Depression...