Dual Diagnosis – Substance Use Disorder Counseling – Felicia Hermle

Dual Diagnosis and why integrated treatment is not only important but necessary was the topic. Felicia Hermle is a Substance Use Disorder Counselor at Family & Children Services of Silicon Valley is the speaker. She believes that this is a very exciting time to be in this field because we are slowly but surely making  headway…

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March 8, 2016 – Ask the Doctor, Rona Hu, M.D

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Rona Hu will be our March General Meeting speaker. Dr. Hu is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford School of Medicine. Dr. Hu has been at Stanford since 1998. Her main interest is schizophrenia, but she also sees those with bipolar disorder and…

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Questions & Answers

Kim Bullock, M.D. Stanford Department of Psychiatry CBT, DBT Questions & Answers to anything pertaining to psychiatric illnesses Tuesday, February 23, 2016 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the NAMI SCC Office (Classroom) 1150 S. Bascom Ave, San Jose 95128 Kim Bullock, M.D. Ad.22888 Attachments Kim Bullock, M.D. Ad.22888 (221 kB)

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Webinar on Mental Illness in the Workplace

Supporting those with invisible disabilities Our family, friends, and coworkers Speakers from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) October 7th at Noon, 2nd Floor, Room 1 Webinar access available for those who would like to participate remotely Hosted by DIR’s Health and Wellness Program, Disability Advisory Committee, and Human Resources’ Employee Assistance Program The DIR…

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Judge Who Sentenced Killed Inmate Speaks Out

Judge Stephen Manley says society jails too many of its mentally ill When Michael Tyree died in a Santa Clara County jail, he had already completed a five day sentence for a minor misdemeanor charge. The judge who sentenced him, Stephen Manley of Santa Clara’s Mental Health Court sat down with Senior Investigative Reporter Stephen…

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My Struggle with Bipolar Disorder

Published on Jun 9, 2013 This is a much different video than anything I’ve done before, but its something I’ve wanted to do for a very long time. Thanks to the endless support of my amazing family and friends, the comfort of my faith, and the wonderful treatment I’ve received, I finally feel ready to…

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A Helping Hand in Mental Health

New pilot program at El Camino Hospital offers peer support for mental illness – by Kevin Forestieri People hospitalized for a mental illness have a long road ahead of them, with plenty of pitfalls to sidestep as they try to re-integrate themselves back into society. But they don’t have to go it alone.The National Alliance on…

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Get to Know NAMI FaithNet

Faith communities can be an incredible source of strength and support for individuals and families dealing with a mental illness diagnosis, so NAMI has developed an intentional outreach designed to give faith leaders more information about mental illness and about programs offered by NAMI, its affiliates, and other agencies. We’ve had two luncheons so far, with over 40…

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Award Winning Musician at NAMI Santa Clara County

It was a very special evening on Monday April 6, 2015, with Jason DeShaw performing a special concert at our offices. Jason was honored with the Lionel Aldridge Champion Award from NAMI National. He said he met inspiring people from around the country at the NAMI convention in 2014. Visit his FB page, Jason, it was…

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