DBT Skills Training – Elizabeth Bellows, M.D.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 4-5 P.M “DBT Skills Training“ – Elizabeth Bellows, M.D., invites you to experience DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) Skills Training. It will include demonstrations from 4 skills modules: emotional regulation, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness and mindfulness.. WHEN: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 4-5 P.M. WHERE: NAMI SCC Classroom (1150 S. Bascom Ave,…

One down, one to go!

One down, one to go! On November 30th, the House overwhelmingly voted 392-26 to pass H.R. 34, which includes Mental Health Reform! H.R. 34 also includes language supporting CIT, mental health courts and investments to keep people with mental illness out of jail and in the care they need. Thank your Representatives who voted yes and tell your Senators…

General Meeting Tuesday, January 10,2017 – Linsey Utzinger, Ph.D, Anxiety Disorders.

Linsey Utzinger, Ph.D. will be the General Meeting Speaker for Tuesday, January 10, 2017. Her topic will be on Anxiety Disorders. Dr. Linsey Utzinger is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Stanford University School of Medicine. She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of children, adolescents and young…

General Meeting, Tuesday, October 11, 2016 Adrian Camp, “Madness and Voices of Understanding”

Adrian Camp (a.k.a. Adrian Bernard) is currently the manager at 2nd Story Peer Respite House in Santa Cruz. In addition to talking about his work, Adrian will share his own connection to varying states of madness, delusions, voices, broadcast thoughts and any number of experiences of extreme states toward mental health. Adrian spent 20 years…

General Meeting Tuesday, September 13th, 2016. Dr. Thomas Tarshis, Bay Area Children’s Association

Dr. Tom Tarshis, Bay Area Children’s Association September 2016 1st NAMIWalks Silicon Valley in San Jose As most mental health consumers are aware,there are drastic differences in the ability of youth and families to receive mental health treatment as compared to treatment for other illnesses. The mental health system is a confusing, fragmented and hard-to-access…

General Meeting, 6/14/16 Toni Tullys, Director of Behavioral Health Services in SCC

We are pleased to announce that Toni Tullys, director of SCC Department of Behavioral Health Services, is our June General Meeting speaker. Toni has more than 20 years of experience in executive and senior management roles with an extensive background in public behavioral health and community health services. Toni became the director of BHS at…

Silicon Valley Healthy Minds Gala

Please join NAMI SCC and the new Partnering for Healthy Minds (PfHM) organization on November 5, 2016, at the San Jose Convention Center for the first annual Silicon Valley Healthy Minds Gala. Become a partner and help us set the precedent for making Silicon Valley the place where the private and public sectors have come together to…