Military Personnel and Mental Health

This Memorial Day falls on the 31st, bringing a close to Mental Health Awareness Month. Not only are we grateful for the contributions made by our military service persons, we are also aware of the sacrifices made by them and their loved ones. Some have paid the ultimate price and for many that means carrying grief as much as pride. Other carry the weight of their experiences, in ways that only other fellow service persons can understand. NAMIPV would like to take a moment to express our gratitude to all…

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Walk Day 2021

NAMI Walks 2021

NAMIWalks Your Way: A United Day Of Hope is here!!!! Thank you everyone for getting us to this moment and coming together to celebrate #MentalHealthForAll. We encourage everyone to share their Walk Day experiences online using the tags @namiglac and hashtags #NotAlone, #NAMIWalksLACounty, #namipv. We will embed our Pomona Valley content below at 10:30 a.m. Until then please enjoy the opening and closing content provided by NAMI Greater Los Angeles County using the links below. And if you would still like to donate to the fundraiser you can through our…

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Demystifying Conservatorship and Assisted Outpatient Treatment

NAMI Talks invites you to learn about...

L.A. Department of Mental Health’s Steve Dominquez and Staci Atkins are here to talk to about LPS Conservatorships and what is Assisted Outpatient Treatment. Please join this NAMI SVF Talks presentation on Wednesday, May 19th at 7 p.m. Much misinformation exists regarding how conservatorship works. The same confusion exists for Assisted Outpatient Services (AOT) which is court mandated outpatient services. The speakers will speak on these subjects with greater nuance and there will also be time for audience questions. Join ZOOM MEETINGHTTPS://US02WEB.ZOOM.US/J/81835523630?PWD=SVIRUZZMWNU5U2XXQY8ZQ3HJAEXVUT09 Meeting ID: 818 3552 3630Passcode: 692327Dial by your…

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Why is May the most wonderful time of year? Because it’s Mental Health Awareness Month! It’s 31 glorious days when it feels like the whole world is talking about Mental Health and we just can’t get enough! Every day is a great day to educate, advocate, and celebrate whole person wellness. So where to begin? The facts. Mental Health is a component of everyone’s overall health; it represents your mindset, emotional wellbeing, stress response and ability to function on a daily basis. Your own Mental Health should be monitored and…

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AAPI Mental Health Resources

AAPI Mental Health

NAMIPV recognizes the diversity of it’s membership and the greater populations that we serve. Within our primary service area alone the combined estimated Asian, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population average is 11.3%. That number may seem small but it represents a very real group of people every bit as important, diverse, and vulnerable to negative attacks as any other member of our community. We want to make sure that everyone feels seen, heard, and supported, especially when their mental health and wellbeing is threatened by targeted negative actions.…

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NAMIWalks 2021

NAMIWalks is Here

NAMI’s biggest fundraiser of the year takes place on May 22nd and how we celebrate depends entirely on you! Because the “walk” is virtual you can participate with any activity that brings you joy, wellness, and mental health. Moreover, we want to feature you doing what you do best on Walk Day! If you sing, paint, cook, workout, build lego sets, craft, or game to de-stress, unwind, or feel great then you too can support NAMIPV! We are looking for volunteers for content as much as we are for fundraising…

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Peer Support Groups

NAMI Connection Support Groups

NAMI Pomona Valley now offers three NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups! 1st Tuesday of every month at 6:15 – 7:30 PM Every Friday at 6:30 – 8:00 PM Every Thursday at 6:30 – 9:30 PM What is NAMI Connection? So glad you asked! NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who’ve been there. NAMI’s…

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