Our February Janis Black Warner Speaker Series event will feature Andrea Sonnenberg on the subject of love and loss. Sonnenberg is co-founder and CEO of Wise Readers to Leaders, a non-profit literacy and enrichment program for underserved students in Los
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
The November 2021 speaker for our Janis Black Warner Speaker Series is Rabbi Nicole Guzik, who will discuss mental health in faith communities and how to manage stress during the holiday season. Rabbi Guzik has served as a rabbi at
Our speaker for the September 2021 Janis Black Warner Speaker Series: Dr. Waguih William IsHak, MD, FAPA Professor and Clinical Chief of PsychiatryCedars-Sinai Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral NeurosciencesClinical Professor of Psychiatry, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLAEditor, The
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
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.
Our Janis Black Warner Speaker Series for February 2021 will feature Baron L. Miller, author of “Laws We Need to Know: Understanding Rules and Programs for Persons with Mental Illness,” Join us February 3, at 7 pm PT to hear
Our December 2020 Janis Black Warner Speaker Series discussion will be on “Navigating New Medications in the Treatment of Mental Illness” with Pargol Khorsandi Nazarian, Pharm.D., a Board-Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist. She received her Doctorate in Pharmacy at the University of
We’re excited to be joining Palisades Charter High School for this virtual symposium on student mental health. October 1, 4 to 5 pm on Zoom.
Thanks to our friends at the Big Heart Ranch for hosting us for a safe, physically-distanced community outreach event.