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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HOW RACISM AFFECTS MENTAL HEALTH: NEXT STEPS

SEPTEMBER 29, 2020 6: 30 PM – 8: 30 PM Join our virtual legislative roundtable of state and county representatives for a community led conversation. We will discuss how to better understand legislative processes and how to advocate with legislative staff. We’ll also gain insight on nami california’s legislative agenda. There will be a live Q&A! Download flyer HERE.Submit your questions to: ed@namipv.orgSubject: roundtable R E G I S T E R T O D A Y !https://bit.ly/2Gwbn1I

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Back To School event!

As you all know, L.A. Care Health Plan and Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan, Community Resource Centers are always committed to improving the health and wellbeing of our members and the communities where they live. To continue our efforts during this time of need, we are happy to inform you all about an exciting community event that we will be hosting for our community. Our annual Back To School event will take place this coming Saturday July 25th 2020 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. During this event we…

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Minority Mental Health

Mental health conditions do not discriminate based on race, color, gender or identity. Anyone can experience the challenges of mental illness regardless of their background. However, background and identity can make access to mental health treatment much more difficult. National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month was established in 2008 to start changing this. Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. Taking on the challenges of mental health conditions, health coverage and the stigma of mental illness requires all of us. In many communities, these…

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Join us as three young adults share their personal experiences

Tuesday, June 23, 20204:00-5:30pm EDT I’m pleased to announce that we’ll be hosting a webinar, led by 3 of our very own ETS presenters, on Tuesday, June 23rd. They’ll be giving an adapted ETS presentation (combo of students and families) and sharing their stories while providing strategies for supporting young people in your community. Please share this far and wide and feel free to post on your social media pages. The registration link is on the bottom. Our Panelists: ·                     Katie Donohue, ETS Young Adult Presenter, NAMI Greater Orlando ·                     Mitch Kusick,…

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Announcing the Public Health Youth Leaders Program at Pomona Wellness Community

Dear Community Partners, Do you know a young person who wants to learn more about public health? The COVID-19 pandemic has placed public health in the spotlight. Youth are powerful agents of change in their communities and now is a great time to foster youth interest in public health. Public Health Youth Leaders is an 8-week program that includes:   Public health expert guest speakers Virtual tours of public health in action Documentation of participation hours (e.g. school credit or volunteer hours) Opportunities to network and learn about public health internships Certificate…

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THURSDAY: Pomona’s Basic Needs Virtual Town Hall

Dear Pomona Partners, City of Pomona’s COVID-19 Action Committee will hold a Virtual Town Hall Meeting in English and Spanish this Thursday, May 14, 2020. See attached fliers in English and Spanish Pomona COVID-19 Action Committee PresentsMeeting Pomona’s Basic Needs Virtual Town Hall THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2020 6:30 PM in English 7:30 PM in Spanish Watch on YouTube: Bit.ly/pomonacommunitytv Submit your questions: Bit.ly/BNquestions Pomona COVID-19 Info Hotline: (909) 620-2311 Sincerely,Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Community and Field Services SPA 3 (San Gabriel Valley) Click here to download the latest SPA 3 Community Resource…

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Presentation – In Our Own Voice

NAMI In Our Own Voice is a unique public education program in which presentations consist of two trained speakers sharing their compelling personal stories of living with mental health challenges and achieving recovery. Audiences range from individuals living with mental health challenges, students of all ages, law enforcement officials and faith community members to veterans and service providers. NAMI Greater Los Angeles County, the local organization of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will offer its next NAMI In Our Own Voice presentation on Zoom hosted by: Mt. Zion Church…

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