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
For Suicide Prevention Month, please check out our guide to suicide prevention. If suicide has impacted your life, consider answering NAMI California’s Community Voices questions: Is there support or advice that someone offered to you that helped? How has 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
Our Executive Director, Erin Raftery Ryan, was interviewed by CBS News to discuss the report of a mental health crisis on the 101 Freeway overpass this week, when first responders saved the life of a man threatening to jump.
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