Our speaker is booked for the Janis Black Warner Speaker Series set for Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 7 pm. Joining us will be Sanjeet Sihota, who suffered his first episode of mental illness at age 21 and went on to
We’re proud to be joining the Antelope Valley Marijuana, Alcohol and Pharmaceutical Prevention Coalition (VMAPP) Virtual Youth Workshop Series, with our colleagues at NAMI Antelope Valley, for an Ending the Silence presentation on September 15, 2020.
Advancing 9-8-8 can’t wait. This easy-to-access, nationwide 3-digit emergency number (9-8-8) will help people in a mental health crisis. And it’s close to becoming a reality. The Federal Communications Commission unanimously voted in July to designate 9-8-8 as the universal
Please join NAMI Urban Los Angeles Sunday, August 30, 2020, if you have a loved one under the LPS Conservatorship. This class is specifically designed to provide guidance and information for families who have a loved one under the
On Thursday, August 27, our Executive Director, Erin Raftery Ryan, and Outreach Coordinator, Elizabeth Stephens, will be speaking on the “How to Prevent Social Isolation Stemming from the ‘New’ Normal with School Procedure” panel by Harvard in Tech and COVID
Marian Keiko Alino joined the NAMI WLA team as an intern. Here, she answers questions for our Team NAMI Q&A.
For our Janis Black Warner Speaker Series on Wednesday, August 5, Roger S. Nolan, will join us for a presentation on “Managing Difficult Emotions with Mindfulness: The Science and Practice of Meditation.” Nolan is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
We’re excited to announce that we are teaming with 10 x 10 philanthropy, a nonprofit organization that supports grassroots charities, to raise funds and find volunteers at a virtual event on Thursday, July 16 at 7 pm.
While all of our communities face mental health challenges, African American communities often deal with more stigma and discrimination, and can receive compromised care. Challenges Stigma In NAMI California’s report on diverse communities, community members surveyed were asked to weigh in
Post written by NAMI WLA member Miriam Feldman; originally published by Scary Mommy Having a child with serious mental illness is an exercise in loss and grief with no equal because it holds a particular irony… they are here but