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Family Stakeholder Survey

To advocate for mental health parity, support family members as they support their loved ones, and to bust stigma across the state, we are asking you to complete this short (11 minute) survey. NAMI CA is currently in the process of developing an annual state of the community report for a contract with the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission specifically regarding the experiences of family members...

We Want To Hear From You

We want to hear from peers and family members with lived experience from the following underserved groups: African American, Latino/a/x, Native American, Asian Pacific Islander, and Immigrant communities about issues of mental heath access and stigma. Please share with anyone in your networks who may qualify. Case Study Questionnaire Receive a $10 gift card for participating!Responses will be reported anonymously and help us...

September 17, 2018 GENERAL MEETING

SUICIDE RISK ASSESSMENT AND PREVENTION This past month, the CDC released a report that suicide rates have increased across the US by 25% from 1999-2016, by 30% or more in 25 states, making it a leading cause of death in the US. This is one of the steepest rises since the Great Depression of the 1930’s. Here in Marin, we have also seen a rise in suicides among both youth and adults. Out of rising concern and in an effort to...

June 18, 2018 Enabling vs “Un-abling” ...

Enabling vs “Un-abling” As caregivers of a loved one with invisible disabilities like a mood/thought disorder or ADHD, we struggle to know what might be possible for our loved one to take on. Complicating this is the reality of neurological disorders that are episodic, resulting in uneven and inconsistent abilities to function. We are in the difficult place of knowing when to let natural consequences of life...

May 21, 2018 General Meeting

What You Need to Know About Sleep The Golden Bear Sleep & Mood Research Clinic from the University of California, Berkeley Sleep impacts both our mental and physical health. Come learn about: How and why we sleep How we can improve our sleep How researchers understand the connection between sleep and mental illness   SPEAKER: Caitlin Gasperetti is a doctoral student at the University of California, Berkeley, where...

FAMILY-TO-FAMILY EDUCATION

NEXT COURSE BEGINS JANUARY 2019 A free, 12-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. Class Schedule Course Dates:     January – March 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. No charge to attend. Help others through your own experience. Learn...