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The Marin County Suicide Prevention Survey Has Bee...

  The Health and Human Services Department, Marin County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services is pleased to inform you that the “Suicide Prevention Community Survey” is now available by clicking on the following link:  Click here to take SURVEY This survey is an important component of their effort to develop a Suicide Prevention Strategic Plan that will increase service coordination and strengthen supports for...

FAMILY-TO-FAMILY EDUCATION

NEXT COURSE BEGINS in April A free, 12-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. Class Schedule Course Dates:     April 2 – June 18, 2019 Time:                     7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.     Sign up now for the next class. Classes are limited to 24 people and registration is required (call 415-444-0480). No charge to attend. Help others through your own...

February 18, 2019 GENERAL MEETING

TOPIC: Putting the Pieces Together – Planning for the Caregiver; Conservatorships and Using SSI and SNTs with ABLE SPEAKER: Patricia Tobin, Elderlaw Attorney, former Director of the Santa Clara County Mental Health Advocacy Project and a Public Guardian -Conservator for Santa Cruz County.  She is a noted Elderlaw Attorney, and has taught Public Benefits, Special Needs Trust Planning and Estate Planning Law to...

January 21, 2019 GENERAL MEETING

The Life Passage Planning Project Focusing on Integrated Community Services (ICS) One of the greatest challenges that trustees of special needs trusts face when providing for a beneficiary with mental illness is the lack of appropriate case management services. The traditional focus of most special needs trusts is limited to preservation of benefits. Irene Klein, County Programs Director for ICS will focus on how having the...

NAMI Joins Lawsuit Against the Short-Term, Limited...

On September 14, NAMI joined a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to overturn the Administration’s recently-issued rule on short-term, limited-duration (STLD) insurance plans. The lead plaintiff is the Association for Community Affiliated Plans, joined by NAMI and the following organizations: AIDS United, American Psychiatric Association, Little Lobbyists, Mental Health America and National...