NAMI Westside Los Angeles is proud to present the Janis Black Warner Speaker series, which features talks by mental health professionals.

COVID-19 Crisis Update: We are pleased to present a virtual version of our Janis Black Warner Speaker Series, using Zoom!


Wednesday, May 5, 7 pm

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, Garrett Shaw; and Garrett’s mother, Cynthia. The discussion will be how recovery is achieved from shared decision-making and the importance of people taking ownership of their treatment.

Join the Zoom event on Wednesday, May 5 at 7 pm PT by clicking here. (Don’t know Zoom? Here is the Help Center page from Zoom, and here is a video to explain how to join a meeting.)


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