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NAMI Westside Los Angeles is proud to present the Janis Black Warner Speaker series, which features talks by mental health professionals. Events are free and open to the public and no registration is required to attend

When: The first Wednesday of the month at 7 pm

Where: The Vista Del Mar Child Study Center: 3200 Motor Ave., Los Angeles 90034 (map)

Note on parking: When you enter the gate off Motor Ave., drive beyond the security kiosk and up the hill. Shutkin Auditorium is on the left. Signs will direct you to the correct room.


Upcoming Subjects and Speakers

March 2020

Topic: Trauma, PTSD, and Mental Health

Speaker: Bruce L. Kagan, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Kagan is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and staff psychiatrist in the PTSD clinic at the Greater LA VA Medical Center in West Los Angeles. He conducts research on the role of amyloid proteins in Alzheimer’s Disease and on the role of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy in treating post-traumatic stress disorder.

Date: Wednesday, March 4, 7 pm

Place: The Vista Del Mar Child Study Center: 3200 Motor Ave., Los Angeles 90034 (map)

Note on parking: When you enter the gate off Motor Ave., drive beyond the security kiosk and up the hill. Shutkin Auditorium is on the left. Signs will direct you to the correct room.


Previous Subjects and Speakers

Find previous speakers and topics on our archive page.