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NAMI MARIN GENERAL MEETING

Bringing Hoarding Disorder out of the Closet Monday, April 16, 2018 from 7:00 - 8:30 PM Severe hoarding often disrupts one’s ability to cook, sleep, groom, and stay within one’s budget. It may be difficult to escape the home in a fire or other emergency and increases the risk of being evicted. This interactive session will provide a better understanding of and compassion for those whose lives are impacted by Hoarding...

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...

FAMILY-TO-FAMILY EDUCATION

NEXT COURSE BEGINS APRIL 3, 2018 A free, 12-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. Class Schedule Course Dates:      Tuesday, April 3 – June 19, 2017 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. No charge to attend. Help others through your own experience....

Parenting Skills: DBT Workshop

This is a new workshop offered by the DBT Center of Marin. It’s designed to help parents develop more effective communication with their teens and reduce tension at home. This approach is based on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), as developed by Marsha Linehan, and is widely used to treat anxiety, depression, addiction, and self-harming behaviors. Shelley Richardson MFT and Nancie Jordan MFT are the leaders of...

$2 billion to help house California’s homele...

Nearly two years after California lawmakers approved a $2-billion bond to help finance new housing for the state’s homeless, not a penny has been spent, and it’s unclear when any of the money will be available. The dollars are tied up in court as a Sacramento attorney challenges the state’s plan to pay off that debt with money California voters approved in 2004 for mental health services. The funding, the...