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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...

Creating an Estate Plan to Protect a Disabled Love...

Monday, March 19  7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Learn about: Establishing a special needs trust as part of an estate plan. Preserving assets for a person with a mental illness. Enabling a person with a mental illness to receive supplemental financial assistance while remaining eligible for public assistance. Understanding ABLE accounts, including how to open and fund one. Identifying the requirements for a trustee, including...

Conversations With Local Law Enforcement

February 19, 2018 General Meeting 7 – 8:30 p.m. A CONVERSATION WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT ABOUT POLICE INTERACTIONS WITH FAMILIES AND THEIR LOVED ONES ON MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES Join us for a conversation with local law enforcement about interactions between police, our loved ones suffering from a mental health crisis, and family members. What can families learn from law enforcement about how to help our loved ones in crisis?...