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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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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Join Us For Another Week of WE RISE 2020: Virtual May

We’ve seen some powerful performances, workshops and panels at the start of Mental Health Awareness Month—and we will continue to rise together! Monday (12 PM) – Start your week with the InsideOUT Writers for a 60-minute writing workshop with Dee Davis. Tuesday (12 PM) – Join Matthew Diep & Alyssa Bernal of Psypher to learn some fun and easy dance exercises to help you cope with stress. Wednesday (6 PM) – Join actress DeWanda Wise and three local Angelenos who live with mental illness as they talk about mental health, managing through collective stress and what it…

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