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…

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Together For Wellness – CalHope Research Study by UCLA

  The Together for Wellness Team invites you all to participate in their study. They will use this information to understand how the new website can be more helpful. The survey takes about 30 minutes to complete.  What you need to complete this survey Access to the internet. About an hour of your time  It…

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CalHope offer crisis counseling for those affected by federal declaration of emergency. It offers resources and information to help people find their way during difficult times.

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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…

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Come Advocate for Laura’s Law

The Health and Hospital Committee of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will be holding a special meeting on March 24 to discuss whether to implement Laura’s Law in Santa Clara County, or opt out of the program. This an opportunity for you to urge the supervisors to implement the program in Santa Clara County. NAMI Santa Clara County supports the implementation of Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT), Laura’s Law and is asking the County not to opt out of implementing the program!

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Laura’s Law Benefits for Santa Clara County

The Health and Hospital Committee of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will be holding a special meeting on March 24 to discuss whether to implement Laura’s Law in Santa Clara County, or opt out of the program. This an opportunity for you to urge the supervisors to implement the program in Santa Clara County. NAMI Santa Clara County supports the implementation of Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT), Laura’s Law and is asking the County not to opt out of implementing the program!

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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.

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