It goes without saying that we’ve all faced challenges this year, and we’re grateful for each other and our NAMI family. We have learned that taking the time to pause and reflect on gratitude is good for mental health, so
How does a focus on gratitude impact mental health? Research shows it can reduce stress and improve physical and mental health. “…. many studies over the past decade have found that people who consciously count their blessings tend to be
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
In Los Angeles, we’re fortunate to have parks and public lands that provide trails. Many on our NAMI WLA team enjoy hiking for the physical and mental health benefits. Exercise and time in nature = a double dose of goodness
We thank our veterans and active military service members for their service on Veterans Day, and every day. Find out about mental health impacts and support for veterans and our local work to help.
We talked to Hannah Wesolowski, the Director of Field Advocacy & Public Policy for NAMI, and Jessica Cruz, the CEO of NAMI California, today about the need to get out the vote and encourage our members and followers to vote for mental
The Presentation Please join us for our next Janis Black Warner Speaker Series installment on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, to hear new insights into the neurobiology of schizophrenia from Dr. Daniel Eisenberg, Medical Director of the Psychotic Disorders Service and
Every election provides us with the chance to vote for leaders and laws to improve mental health. Vote for mental health!
We’re joining Jewel for the first ever World Mental Health Day Summit & Concert by The Wellness Experience on Saturday October 10. It’s free, so everyone is able to spend a day working on their mental health. Just register on
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.