CARE Court

C.A.R.E Court

The Community Assistance, Recovery & Empowerment court, or C.A.R.E Court is a proposed community-based system that directly supports persons in crisis with a time-structured care plan and goals of stabilization, self-sufficiency and even housing support. The idea behind C.A.R.E. court is to help vulnerable persons experiencing severe mental illness or substance abuse disorders from falling through the cracks, providing them with the tools and dedicated support that could prevent homelessness, incarceration, or other restrictive conservatorship interventions. For those following our call to action in May, the C.A.R.E. Court is proposal…

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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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NAMIWalks Your Way 2022

NAMI Walks Los Angeles County 2022

NAMI Walks Los Angeles County, a United Day of Hope was May 21st! NAMIWalks is a once-a-year fund and awareness raising opportunity in the form of a 5k walk and community celebration.  The 2022 Walk took place at Grand Park in Los Angeles and served as largest mental health walk in the greater Los Angeles area. NAMI Greater Los Angeles affiliates, volunteers and participants gathered #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…

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Local Legends

NAMI Pomona Valley is excited to share the story of a local legend of… COMMUNITEA KITCHEN visit mycommunitea.com for more info

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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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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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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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A Call to Action

Tri-City will be hosting a webinar on Impact of Systemic Racism on Mental Health on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm – Please join us for a webinar presented by Jei Africa, PsyD, MSCP, CATC-V, the Director of Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) at the County of Marin. The goal of this webinar is to address the impact of systemic racism, implicit bias and microaggression on the mental health of BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities. Participants will learn strategies to promote equity and inclusion and ways to improve access to…

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