NAMIWalks Santa Clara County – Silicon Valley

Welcome! Every journey begins with that first step! As NAMIWalks celebrates our 14th Anniversary in 2016, we are proud to be NAMI’s largest and most successful mental health awareness and fundraising event in the country! Through NAMIWalks public display of support for people with mental health challenges, we are changing how Americans view mental illness.…

Lectures by Sir Robin Murray

Renowned British researcher Sir Robin MacGregor Murray, MD, will be giving four public lectures in the SF Bay Area. Dr. Murray is the professor of Psychiatric Research at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College, London and one of the most influential researchers in psychiatry today.  All events are free. Download printable PDF file “Psychosis: Update on…

April General Meeting was all about: Peer PALS, Mentors on Discharge and Community Peers

Did you know that NAMI SCC now has three Peer Mentor Programs? And this is what the April General Meeting was all about: Peer PALS, Mentors on Discharge and Community Peers. Cindy McCalmont, Peer PALS Advisor & Mentors on Discharge Manager; and David DeTata, Peer PALS Coordinator, along with participating peers & mentors talked about exciting…

INSOMNIA

Tue, April 26, 4pm – 5pm Please come to our Consumer Advisory Council’s conversation with Rie Lebus, Ph.D. from Stanford University’s Sleep Health & Insomnia Program (SHIP). Sleep education, types of treatment, and how sleep works will be discussed. Rie Lebus, Ph.D. Sleep Health & Insomnia Program Stanford (SHIP) • Sleep Education • How Sleep Works…

Gen Meeting Residents’ Rights Workshop February 9, 2016

Disability Rights California and the Consumer Affairs program under Santa Clara County Behavioral Health will present a Residents’ Rights Workshop. This workshop will focus on informing consumers and families about their rights in licensed adult residential facilities (board and care homes), as well as relevant landlord tenant protections in licensed and unlicensed community facilities. The…