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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...

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...

NAMI Marin WELCOMES ITS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

NAMI Marin is pleased to announce the arrival of our first-ever Executive Director. Hiring an Executive Director is a recognition that the organization is on its way to the next level by expanding programs and reaching more families and individuals affected by mental illness.  Please join us in welcoming Kelli Finley, who brings a wealth of experience with non-profits, mental health and family support — among many...

Stigma Towards Mental Illnesses by Jane Williams

Jane Williams is a junior at San Marin High School. The following piece won a Gold Key, the highest award, in the Critical Essay category of the 2015 Western Region Scholastic Arts & Writing Contest, competing against high school students throughout the Western United States. Williams wrote the essay for the sophomore speech project in her English class.  It was published in the MarinScope online magazine.   Cancer is...

Tony Masini Memorial Fund

This Memorial Fund is dedicated to disseminating information about evidence-based treatments for individuals with severe mental illness and their family members by: purchasing materials for a family member education library and self-help books based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance, Commitment Therapy and other evidence-based treatments, supporting evidence-based training, supervision and treatment practices in...