Helpline Assistant

Job Purpose Under supervision by a Helpline Manager, the Helpline Assistant works 4 hours per day on the NAMI SCC (Santa Clara County) Helpline. Drawing on their lived experience with mental health challenges, they respond to the Helpline by offering support, understanding and information about NAMI programs and other resources. About NAMI Santa Clara County…

Community Conversations

My community. My voice. Our change Please join us for a Community Conversation group focused on the mental health and substance use service needs of the community on Feb 12th, 2022. NAMI Santa Clara County is collaborating with the Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Services Department to host a Community Conversation focus group to gather community input…

Dr. Manpreet Singh

Dr. Manpreet Singh Discusses Family-Focused Psychotherapy for At-Risk Youth Vulnerable to Bipolar Disorder

By Moryt Milo When Dr. Manpreet Singh, associate professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine, talks about the future for those with bipolar disorder, she is optimistic that early intervention and prevention can change the outcome for at-risk youth. Evidence from her clinical studies shows that family-focused psychotherapy can reduce…

Coping with the Holidays

The holiday season is supposed to be a time full of joy, parties and gatherings with friends and families. But the holidays can be a difficult time for many persons dealing with: Personal Grief, Loneliness, Illnesses of all Kinds, Economic Concerns, Separation From Family Members and Relationship Issues Like Separation or Divorce.   We talk…