By Maraisa Glass Every Pride Month, we recognize and celebrate the LGBTQI community in all its glory, bringing forth a sense of community, belonging, diversity, and inclusion to the forefront of American culture. While commemorating the LGBTQI community and focusing
Our next Janis Black Warner Speaker Series is set for June 2, at 7 pm: A panel discussion to celebrate Pride Month: NAMI WLA’s Operations/Outreach Coordinator, Elizabeth Stephens, will moderate a panel discussion on mental health support for LGBTQ+ community
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NAMI WLA’s Britt Turpack lead a self-care wellness session during NAMI California’s Youth Symposium.
Our Janis Black Warner Speaker Series for May 2021: “Update on Antipsychotic Medications.” Our guest speakers: Dr. Stephen R. Marder of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience at UCLA, an Attending Psychiatrist at UCLA’s Psychosis Clinic; one of Dr. Marder’s patients,
The guest for our Janis Black Warner Speaker Series for Wednesday, April 7, 2021: Hannah Liddell from the Office of Payee Review & Beneficiary Assistance (OPRABA). OPRABA was created by the Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2018.
By Ryder Davis Nearly one year ago, schools across the United States, and the world over, transitioned to online learning in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the ensuing months and semesters, a growing number of students have faced
Please join us for our next Janis Black Warner Speaker Series installment on Wednesday, March 3 at 7 pm PT. This month, we will feature a panel of five diverse peer speakers who will share their experiences living with mental
Each year the mental health community comes together to put a spotlight on eating disorders for National Eating Disorders Awareness Month. Now more than ever, we need to make sure we address and treat those affected. The National Eating Disorders
One of our board members, Sarah Haufrect, wrote a post for Psychology today about taking our NAMI Westside LA Family-to-Family class and learning how a one-page summary of your loved one’s health history can prepare you for a crisis and