General Meeting, Tue June 8th, “Housing That Heals”

Our June speakers, Teresa Pasquini & Lauren Rettagliata, will present their “Housing That Heals” story—a call to action that encourages local, state, and federal policy makers and community partners to think beyond the Housing First model and focus first on building a continuum of care for those who live with serious mental illnesses. Housing That…

June 5th 2021 Kick-Off Event, NAMIWalks Silicon Valley 2021!

Free food, free entertainment, free smiles! Thank you for all our volunteers and everyone who stopped by to say hello! If you haven’t watched the entertainment yet, please click HERE or watch the video below!     Don’t forget to register for NAMIWalks Silicon Valley 2021! Please check the register button below!   Attachments KOE…

General Meeting, Tue May 11th, “Celebrating Faith & Spirituality in Mental Health Recovery— & the Faith Communities that Make It Possible”

Come to the general meeting to be inspired. We’ll hear testimonials from individuals for whom spirituality is a cornerstone of their wellness and recovery. We’ll see an excerpt from a powerful new movie produced by Congregation Beth Am that documents its mental health support group, Beit R’fuah, House of Healing. We’ll honor twenty congregations in…

A.B. 1976 Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) Community Feedback

In September 2020 Governor Newsom Signed AB 1976 into law. AB 1976 updates Laura’s law, Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT), one of the provisions of this update is a new rule that counties have to implement AOT unless the county chooses to opt-out By May 1st, 2021. The changes were discussed at the Santa Clara County Health and Hospital Committee. The Behavioral Health Services Department presented a report on February 17 describing the various programs currently run by the department. They indicated that they expect to send a report in April to the Board of Supervisors, recommending that Santa Clara County opt-out of the program.

Community Mobile Response (CMR) Program – Let us know what you think!

Find more information on MHSA’s website! PRIMARY PROBLEM 1. Individuals experiencing mental health crises often interact with police and emergency departments. For communities that are historically unserved, underserved, and inappropriately served, interacting with law enforcement can be a frightening, distressing, and even deadly experience. 2. Communities with historical trauma because of police brutality and negative…

FREE EVENT: BEDLAM Screening and Panel

Watch the Panel on our YouTube by clicking HERE!   It isn’t too late to watch Bedlam! Please click HERE to watch on PBS! This is a panel with Dr. Rosenberg, Sen. Jim Beall, David Mineta, and one of NAMI-SCC’s Peer Mentors, Allison Murray. They will discuss the issue of housing and the importance of…