New Year’s Holiday Drive 2020

New Year’s Holiday Drive 2020 This holiday season, NAMI-Santa Clara County will distribute gifts to our brothers and sisters in hospitals, self-help centers, board and care homes, veterans centers, and homeless shelters. On January 26th and 27th, they will start their new year with a gift from us – adult coloring books for stress-relief and…

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General Meeting, Tue Jan 12th, Suicide Prevention

The January 12, 2021 presentation by Mego Lien will showcase the County of Santa Clara’s Suicide Prevention (SP) Program, which was developed in 2010 in response to a cluster of suicides that took place in Palo Alto high schools. With the overall goal of reducing and preventing suicides in Santa Clara County, the SP Program applies a community-wide, preventative, and public health approach to the issue of suicide.

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General Meeting, Tue Nov 10th, Impacts Of Vicarious Trauma

Our upcoming General Meeting speakers are with El Camino Hospital’s Scrivner Center for Mental Health and Addiction Services. Brianne Baker, LMFT, is Adult Outpatient Manager and Laura Tannenwald, LMFT, is Senior Program Therapist of Addiction Services. They will talk about the impacts of vicarious trauma and what you can do about it. The pandemic has…

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Connection Recovery Support Group

Connection is open to all! Drop in for a FREE Zoom session on M/Th/Sun and share what’s bothering you. This isn’t a therapy session, but a place to share your frustrations and socialize in a judgment free zone. Email: Connection@namisantaclara.org for more information. NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for…

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DACA Adults Mental Wellness Training Workshop for Dreamers

The International Association for Human Values (IAHV) is providing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients with the Date Un Respiro online SKY Breathing workshop at no cost, now through October 2020. SKY Breathing is an evidence-based technique which uses specific rhythms of the breath to quickly and easily eliminate stress, revitalize the nervous system, and bring greater clarity and…

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