Each new school year brings new challenges — and opportunities to educate and empower students to care for their mental health. We are proud to provide free youth programs and to offer support for families and educators. For Middle and
Thanks to Angelique Henderson, Jared Bendifallah, Kate Patel, and Matt Burkes for participating in our peer panel presented with A Gap in the Forest. We’re grateful to have mental health advocates share their experiences to help others feel less alone
We’re proud to share that our team members Cynthia Sirota and Garrett Shaw were asked to be guests on the Santa Monica Daily Press podcast, “Inside the Daily Press” to discuss mental health help, hope, and recovery. Show representatives met
988, the new three-digit number for mental health and suicidal crises, will be available nationwide by July 16, 2022. Once it goes live, 988 will connect people to trained crisis counselors that can provide de-escalation and mental health intervention services
Join us on Wednesday, June 29, at 6:30 pm PT via Zoom. Join us as we hold a conversation for peers and family members on how best to support each other. Hear from a peer panel of NAMI WLA and
Our Executive Director, Erin Raftery Ryan, was on NPR’s All Things Considered to discuss mental health and gun violence.
In observing Juneteenth (June 19, and celebrated as a federal holiday this year on June 20), we take time to celebrate, educate, and remind our community that there is still more work required to achieve racial equality in America. Also
Every June, we celebrate pride month and provide information on mental health and our LGBTQI communities. The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersexed (LGBTQI*) community represents a diverse range of identities and expressions of gender and sexual orientation. In
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is deeply saddened by the horrific and avoidable school shooting that occurred yesterday in Uvalde, Texas. The mass killing of at least 19 children and two adults at the elementary school impacts all of us.
Join us in advocating for change on Mental Health Action Day! In partnership with more than 1600 nonprofits, government agencies, cultural leaders, and others, we are proud to be a partner in Mental Health Action Day on Thursday, May 19. On this