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.
“Once my loved ones accepted the diagnosis, healing began for the entire family, but it took too long. It took years. Can’t we, as a nation, begin to speed up that process? We need a national campaign to destigmatize mental
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
Those we care about in the LGBTQ+ community — friends, family members, colleagues, and neighbors — must confront stigma and prejudice based on their sexual orientation or gender identity while also dealing with the societal bias against mental health conditions.
Join us in celebrating Pride Month and taking whatever steps we can to support our LGBTQ+ community. “Members of the LGBTQ+ community with mental health conditions may find themselves fighting a double stigma, based on their sexual orientation and gender identity, as
NAMI Westside Los Angeles stands in solidarity with all the families, loved ones, and community members who have lost loved ones senselessly due to racism. Our African American community members need us to stand up and demand systematic change and
Kudos to HBO for creating this video about mental health with NAMI. They also put up a YouTube playlist of videos with commentaries from a therapist about scenes from shows that depict mental health.
We are excited to launch live online events with Britt Turpack, one of NAMI WLA’s peer teachers and Ending the Silence presenters! Britt is also a certified yoga instructor who has recently completed Brown University’s course on mindfulness-based stress reduction