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RESCHEDULED: Conversations With Local Law Enforcem...

Save the Date! February 19, 2018 General Meeting   The October 16, 2017 General Meeting hosting local law enforcement representatives is RESCHEDULED to Februry 19, 2018.  The October meeting was postponed due to the extraordinary demands on first responders caused by the Northern California fires. A CONVERSATION WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT ABOUT POLICE INTERACTIONS WITH FAMILIES AND THEIR LOVED ONES ON MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES...

FAMILY-TO-FAMILY EDUCATION – NEXT COURSE BEG...

A free, 12-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. January 9, 2018 – March 27, 2018 Sign up now for the next class. Classes are limited to 24 people and registration is required. No charge to attend. Help others through your own experience. Learn about: How to manage crises, solve problems and communicate effectively Taking care of yourself and...

General Meeting – January 15, 2018

Identifying Symptoms and Triggers in Bipolar Disorder January 15, 2018 at 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Learn About: How to recognize symptoms and signs of episodes of depression and mania in Bipolar Disorder Triggers of depression and mania Speaker:  Sheri Johnson, PhD, Professor of Psychology and the Director of the clinical science training program, University of California Berkeley Psychology Department. Dr. Johnson is the...

Workforce Education and Training (WET) Scholarship...

Marin County’s Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) is pleased to announce the opening of Mental Health Services Act’s Workforce Education and Training (WET) Scholarship Program! The purpose of the scholarship program is to provide financial support to qualifying Marin County residents with lived experience (mental health or substance use consumers or their loved ones in a care taking capacity)  who are...

Governor Brown Signs Three Landmark Bills

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed Assembly Bill 1315 into law–a groundbreaking measure that aims to shift the paradigm for mental health treatment in California from one centered on late-stage crisis care to one in which the emphasis is on early detection, prevention and intervention, before a brain illness becomes disabling. We also became the third state in the country to shield residents’ ABLE accounts from Medicaid...