It’s Walk Time!
The LA county walk is Saturday, October 1, 2016
Donate and/or join our team and fundraise!
Even if you can’t make it to Walk Day, you can be a virtual Team Captain and help raise needed funds
And even if you are unable to donate, Please come join us at our walk to support our goal to Stop the Stigma
Click or tap the button below for more info or to join NAMI Westside LA’s team
Join Our Walk
If you need more information before you join our team please call Mitzi Wright. You can tap the number to call from your mobile device
Our Continuing Speaker Series
Wed Oct 5th – at 7pm
Sanjeet Sihota MSW
on Dr Xavier Amador’s book:
‘I’m Not Sick I Don’t Need Help’
A discussion of Dr Amador’s book and his LEAP communication tools which help improve medication compliance.
Click or tap the button for details and directions
NAMI Classes are forming! Don’t miss this opportunity to help your loved one by learning more about Mental Illness
Please note, due to such high demand from our members our September class is full. But there’s still time to sign up for the October class if you hurry, there are still a few seats left.
Click or tap the button for information and signups for our Fall Family to Family classes
“You are not alone in this fight.”
NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the leading non-profit organization advocating for mental health in the country today.
Mental illness is not an issue we can brush off. It ruins lives like any serious physical illness such as cancer. But, there is hope. We are that hope. Please consider becoming a member, making a donation or volunteering today…
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NAMI Westside LA
The Westside LA chapter of NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is one of a number of affiliates of both the NAMI California and the NAMI National organizations in Los Angeles county. NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all of those in need.
Thank you for helping NAMI Westside LA spread the word!
NAMI was founded in 1979 by 254 caring people and now has grown to more than 210,000 members in over 1,200 affiliate groups in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico , the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa and Guam. NAMI is getting stronger every day. In fact, Worth Magazine recently ranked NAMI in its “Top 100 charities most likely to change the world”.
What We Do
- We educate. Westside LA is the West LA chapter of NAMI. Our education programs are offered in thousands of communities across America through NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates. Our education programs ensure hundreds of thousands of families, individuals and educators get the support and information they need. If you need help of any kind dealing with mental illness, please contact us by phone or email and we’ll get you the education you need.
- We advocate. NAMI shapes the national public policy landscape for people with mental illness and their families and provides grassroots volunteer leaders with the tools, resources and skills necessary to save mental health in all states. NAMI Westside is your local representation for advocacy.
- We listen. Our local office allows us to respond personally to thousands of requests each year, providing free referral, information and support—a much-needed lifeline for many.
- We lead. Public awareness events and activities, including Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), NAMIWalks and other efforts, successfully combat stigma and encourage understanding. NAMI works with all the local media on a daily basis to make sure our community and our country understands how important mental health is.
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