Mental health challenges are a growing concern for employers worldwide.

Executive Summary The Problem Mental health challenges are a growing concern for employers worldwide. Increasing Prevalence Global rates of depression and anxiety have increased 15 percent to 20 percent during the last decade.1 Rising Costs The World Economic Forum projects that mental health disorders will cost nations $16.3 trillion between 2011 and 2030, which represents…

General Meeting-May 14 “Creating Mental Health Friendly Congregations”

For many years individuals have been working to make faith communities more open to and supportive of people with mental health challenges as well as their families. Our May 14th General Meeting will feature a panel of speakers from current partners of NAMI-Santa Clara County’s FaithNet, who are educating and motivating their congregations. Our panel…

General Meeting – April 9th “Ending the Silence” Presentation

Our April General Meeting will feature an “Ending the Silence” presentation. Helping middle-school and high-school youth understand mental illness can make a big difference. Moving stories from positive role models have the power to change kids’ views. The discussion gives students the rare opportunity to ask questions about mental health challenges to people who have…