With a new year comes new expectations and challenges. How are you coping with the pressures of the new year as we continue to face the challenges of the pandemic? Answer our 30-second survey!
It’s the time of year when we hear all about new year’s resolutions (making them, breaking them, starting again). Here at NAMI WLA, we favor setting intentions. If you have ever felt the disappointment or shame of not being able
We’ve booked the guest speaker for our Janis Black Warner Speaker Series for January. Dr. Michael Levittan will join us Wednesday, January 5 at 7 pm PT, via Zoom, to discuss how to handle anger management with a loved one
We’re excited to announce a fun stigma-busting event: “Let’s Cut Out The Stigma” on Monday, December 6. Jenny and Marissa of Lighten Up Hair and Beauty have generously offered to give free haircuts to NAMI WLA members. Sign up in
Did you know research shows that gratitude can reduce stress and improve physical and mental health? (More on the subject.) Tell us: what’s on your gratitude list?
Despite what you see in cheerful commercials, feel-good movies, and smile-for-the-selfie social media posts, the holiday season can be a difficult time for so many. If you or a loved one is living with a mental health condition, it can
There is a lot that inspires us about the “Ted Lasso” TV series, including its storylines about friendship and kindness and treating mental health conditions with therapy. We are also motivated by the title character’s words of wisdom and resounding
Our Janis Black Warner Speaker Series guest for December 2021 is booked. Join us Wednesday, December 1, 7 pm PT to hear Dr. Karen I. Wilson discuss addressing the mental health needs of young people transitioning to a post-pandemic world.
Every year, millions of mental health or suicidal crisis calls are made to 911 and other crisis lines. But unfortunately, when in-person help is needed, law enforcement–not a mental health professional–is often the only response available. As a result, people
On this and every Veteran’s Day, we ask that you join us in thanking veterans for their service. Many sacrifice their health when serving our country. 11–20% of veterans experience PTSD in a given year, compared with less than 4% of