General Meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 – Barbara Loebner and Gary Loebner

September’s General Meeting speakers will be Barbara and Gary Loebner. Barbara, an experienced attorney and Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, will discuss the importance of basic estate plan documents to managing your long-term needs and those of your children. You will learn how planning can avoid probate and how to authorize people you trust to…

2018 MHSA County Programs – NAMI CALIFORNIA

Introduction and Acknowledgements NAMI California is pleased to present our 2018 Mental Health Services Act County Programs: Transforming Mental Health Delivery report. Nearly 14 years ago, Californians voters passed Proposition 63, the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA). Californians recognized the need to increase funding for community-based mental health services in order to reduce homelessness, incarceration,…

Team Millennials New Video!

Team Millennials campaign for Mental Health Awareness and Education through “Recycle for Recovery” and “Pennies Not Pity.” Click to join our team and/or donate to our cause. https://www.namiwalks.org/index.cfm?f… hi my name is Jamison Diaz and I’m here with recycle for recovery and Penny’s not pity these are two campaigns that are designed and led by…

General Meeting, Tuesday, June 12, 2018 
Compassionate Mental Health Crisis Response, John Costa

Our speaker will be John Costa who has an extensive background in law enforcement, police training and public education. After completing a 31-year career with the Palo Alto Police Department, John retired honorably at the supervisory rank of sergeant in 2009. During that time he was assigned to and supervised a myriad of specialized assignments. Since…

A Brain Food Prescription from the Farmacy

Drew Ramsey at TEDxBloomington Drew Ramsey, who says, “Food is medicine,” is one of psychiatry’s leading proponents of dietary change to balance mood, sharpen brain function and improve mental health. An assistant clinical professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University in New York, his clinical work focuses on the treatment of depression and anxiety with a…

General Meeting, Tuesday, May 8, 2018 Community Living Coalition

Community Living Coalition, Panel Presentation May’s general meeting presentation will focus on the Community Living Coalition, a collaboration between independent living home operators, peer providers and other behavioral health providers, residents, family members and community stakeholders. The panel will: Introduce the problem resulting in the need for independent living coalitions and the status of coalitions…

General Meeting, Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Dr. Michael Mantz • Nine Principles to Building a Stronger Mind

January 2018’s general meeting speaker was Michael Mantz, MD. He presented the latest science on what goes into creating a strong brain, mind and nervous system. He talked about how recent scientific evidence demonstrates that what we eat, how we sleep, who we connect with, how we feel, and how we move our bodies determines…