Thanks to our friends at Milk Boutique and Mini Dreamers for donating a portion of sales from a pop-up event to us this week. One of ambassadors, Brenda Saraí Zuniga, was there to share information and materials with shoppers about our
We’re excited to announce that we are offering a Family-to-Family class this fall for Spanish-speakers. De Familia a Familia Clase: Un programa de educación para familiares y amigos de personas que tienen enfermedades mentales severas.
It can make us more empathetic. A study indicated “that reading fiction can increase reader empathy, social skills, and inter-personal understandings (known as ‘theory of mind’).” It provides us with a healthy escape. “With a film or TV show, you’re given
Originally published by NAMI California Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, and suicide rates have increased by 30% since 1999 (CDC). With effective care, suicidal thoughts are treatable, and suicide is preventable. Below, NAMI
We had a great time at the Montana Avenue Summer Fest this weekend! Thanks to our friends at Ninety3 Impact and Rove for giving us a table and helping us raise awareness at the community event. Tim Davis, our program
For back to school: mental health resources for students, parents, and teachers.
NAMI released a statement in response to the recent mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. “Every time we experience a tragedy like this, people with mental illness are drawn into the conversation. The truth is that the vast majority of
“I just don’t have free time.” “I have too many responsibilities.” “I have to take care of my family.” “How can I take time for myself when [my loved one] is struggling?” “I feel selfish taking time for myself.” These
We held a Lunch & Learn at Palisades Charter High School on June 25, to present community members with information and insights about our “Ending the Silence” program for students, parents, and teachers in Los Angeles. Our NAMI Westside Program
One in five people will experience mental health challenges in their lives. For Mental Health Awareness Month this May, we’re presenting five topics — one per week — to discuss and share. NAMI Westside LA’s Mental Health Awareness Month Challenge for Week