Advocacy Alert: C.A.R.E. court support due tonight!

Call to action: help that you can provide today

Suffering from severe mental illnesses or supporting those who do can often feel helpless, like you’re in this fight alone. Not only do we need support on the ground to help us through difficult episodes, but we really could use a culturally competent and condition-aware system that will actually help us. Right now California legislature is considering bills SB1338 and AB2830 that form the Community Assistance, Recovery & Empowerment court, or C.A.R.E. court. If passed these bills would create a community-based system that directly supports persons in crisis with a…

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Paint the Town Green

A group of people walking and the words "Paint the Town Green"

Come out on Sunday, April 3rd as we “Paint the Town Green” and put up flyers within our community! Volunteers all across Greater Los Angeles County will be visiting cafes, grocery stores, and local shops to let people know about this year’s in person NAMI Walks. The more people know about the Walk and see NAMI’s name out there, the more mental health awareness we raise! When one in five people experience a mental illness in any given year the need for support is critical. We want all of Pomona…

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AC Clippers Community Event

Image of the AC Clippers basketball logo with the words "thank you community partners" over it

The Agua Caliente Clippers of Ontario is not only a local professional basketball team but also an active fixture in the community. The team regularly recognizes residents doing amazing things and honors them at a home game as “Hometown Heroes.” Our very own Kyoni Cummings has been recognized by the Clippers! On top of that they even have a nonprofit night where part of the ticket proceeds go to support local nonprofits. NAMI Pomona Valley was recently recognized as the “Nonprofit of the Game” at the March 12th match. We…

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Better Together

Los Angeles skyline with the words"education. awareness. supprt. advocacy."

NAMI Pomona Valley is joining NAMI Greater Los Angeles County (NAMI GLAC)! Recognized by NAMI California and NAMI National, NAMI GLAC is comprised of six chapters coming together to serve approximately 70% of the Los Angeles County area. By uniting the San Fernando Valley, Glendale, San Gabriel Valley, South Bay, Pomona Valley, and Long Beach areas, NAMI GLAC gives each chapter the freedom to best represent and serve their respective areas while combining resources and providing a singular vision to address the mental health needs of Los Angeles County residents. What does this…

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NAMIWalks Your Way 2022

NAMI Walks Your Way logo

Join us on Saturday, May 21st for our annual Walk event at Grand Park, Los Angeles. Register to Walk, Fundraise or Donate to NAMIPV: https://bit.ly/NAMIWalksPV NAMIWalks is a once-a-year fund and awareness raising opportunity in the form of a 5k and community celebration.  As the largest mental health walk in the greater Los Angeles area, we are gathering #Together4MH for the first time in two years!  The volume of people who turn out for NAMIWalks is a powerful reminder that we are #NotAlone and demonstrates how many of us are affected…

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It’s SUPER Tuesday!

It’s the first Tuesday which means it’s SUPER Tuesday! We’ll be back in person for our English Family Support Group at our new location at the United Church of Christ in Claremont. The address is 233 Harrison Ave, Claremont, CA 91711 and there is ample street parking. Entrance is on the right side of the building and there will be signs to guide you to the meeting room. In the interest of safety and continued in-person events, masks will be required indoors. Peer Support Group will still be virtual as…

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Virtual Movie Night

Watch movies with NAMIPV online! Second Wednesday of each month.

Since we’re spending so much time online we thought, “why can’t we watch a movie together?” So we do! For the last few months we’ve met through a content sharing platform and watched movies with a chat feature. Past movies have included: The Farewell The Water Man Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Kiki’s Delivery Service Residente * special third Wednesday viewing to coincide with Latinx Heritage Month! Movies are generally picked the week of and announced on the day through social media. You can even suggest movies through our online suggestion…

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In Person Support Group

In Person Family Support Group

Yes that’s right, it’s our FIRST in person gathering in over a year! We can’t think of a better reason to get together than by hosting one of our SUPER Tuesday support groups, Family Support in English! This Tuesday, August 3rd Family Support Group will still meet online but attendees also have the choice of gathering in person at 6:15 pm. Our physical meeting space this Tuesday is the Sumner Room at the Claremont United Church of Christ*, 233 Harrison Ave, Claremont, CA 91711: To keep our space as safe…

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SUPER Tuesdays

1st Tuesday of the Month has three support groups!

NAMIPV hosts multiple support groups each month because, we get it, sometimes life can be a lot. Whether they’re in person or online we want to give you the time and space to connect with each other. Peers can check in and share their experiences. Family members can hear different perspectives on supporting their loved ones. Hay un grupo de apoyo familiar en español porque la salud mental afecta a todos, sin importar el idioma que hable. Because we know how important support groups are we give you SUPER Tuesdays!…

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2021 Fundraiser

2021 Fundraiser

NAMIPV is fundraising now through July 21st: help us secure another year of supportive services for individuals with mental health conditions and their families! Donations of any size are welcome; there is no contribution too small! We are over 70% of the way to achieving our goal of $16,800. Please consider donating or sharing our info today. https://bit.ly/NAMIPV-Team

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