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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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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Virtual Town Hall on Law Enforcement Interactions

Virtual Town Hall onLaw Enforcement Interactions with People Who Have Mental Health Conditions or Developmental DisabilitiesL.A. County residents are invited to actively participate in a virtual town hall regarding the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department interactions with people who have mental health conditions or developmental disabilities. This virtual event is designed to create a safe space for community members to share their observations, thoughts & suggestions about: Law enforcement crisis response to incidents involving people who have mental health conditions or developmental disabilities Public safety needs of community members who…

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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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September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

It’s time to destigmatize mental health, even if it means being vulnerable around your peers or family. Vulnerability is a sign of strength and we encourage you to take the first step in asking for help. Join us in supporting Suicide Prevention Awareness Month by starting the conversation at home, at work, and in the community.  Pain isn’t always obvious.  Suicide Prevention is about knowing the signs and stepping in or speaking up for someone you care about.  Talking about death or suicide Seeking methods for self-harm Talking about feeling…

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Statement from Daniel H. Gillison, Jr. and Mental Health Resources for People of Color

At NAMI, we know that many people in our communities have been treated poorly and unfairly by the justice system. Last year, the NAMI HelpLine received thousands of calls from people requesting legal resources. We also know that people of color—much like people with mental health conditions—are over-represented in the criminal justice system and often lack access to quality and culturally-competent mental health care. As we work to ensure that more people with mental health conditions get help instead of handcuffs, it is critically important that we take time to…

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Support Us Through Amazon Smile!

Shop online and support NAMI Pomona Valley at the same time! Simply click through our Amazon Smile link and shop like you normally would. It costs you absolutely nothing extra, and Amazon donates a portion of your purchase price to us. Thank you for supporting mental health! It’s people like you who ensure that we are able to continue providing important mental health resources to our community. Remember to bookmark our link and support us whenever you use Amazon! namipv.org/amazon  

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