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NAMI Family and Friends Sept 4th 2020

NAMI Family & Friends course is being offered by NAMI Mt San Jacinto on Friday, Sept 4th from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm! NAMI Family & Friends is a 4-hour seminar that informs and supports people who have loved ones with a mental health condition. Participants learn about diagnoses, treatments, recovery, communication strategies, crisis preparation and NAMI resources. The goal of the seminar is designed to offer participants practical skills and information to address your immediate concerns until you can attend a NAMI class. The NAMI Family and Friends seminar is open to family members and friends of people with mental health conditions as well as the general public. The material is appropriate for participants over the age of 18 or a youth 14 years and over (accompanied by and adult). The course and course materials are provided free of charge thanks to support from NAMI. After you register you will have the opportunity to download the Family and Friends workbook which is optional.

 

Sign up here and we will send you the zoom link: https://www.nami.org/Support-Education/NAMI-Programs/NAMI-Family-Friends/Sign-up-for-a-NAMI-Family-Friends-Seminar

In The News: NAMI Mt. San Jacinto

September 2, 2020

NAMI Family & Friends course is being offered by NAMI Mt San Jacinto on Friday, Sept 4th from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm! NAMI Family & Friends is a 4-hour seminar that informs and supports people who have loved ones with a mental health condition. Participants learn about diagnoses, treatments, recovery, communication strategies, crisis preparation and NAMI resources. The goal of the seminar is designed to offer participants practical skills and information to address your immediate concerns until you can attend a NAMI class.

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    From nami.org 5/29/2020

    The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement from CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., regarding recent racist incidents across the country and their impact on mental health:

    “The effect of racism and racial trauma on mental health is real and cannot be ignored. The disparity in access to mental health care in communities of color cannot be ignored. The inequality and lack of cultural competency in mental health treatment cannot be ignored.

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    5/28/2020

    Today, in partnership with NAMI, Google has launched an anxiety self-assessment tool. When people in the U.S. look up information about anxiety on Google, they will now have access to a clinically-validated questionnaire called the GAD-7 (General Anxiety Disorder-7) that helps evaluate a person’s level of anxiety. After taking the questionnaire, Google will point users to NAMI’s resources.

    Anxiety disorders can present in a wide range of physical and emotional symptoms. They can be the result of a combination of biological factors triggered by not only genetics but a change in environment or exposure to a stressful event.

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    5/29/2020

    The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement from CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., regarding recent racist incidents across the country and their impact on mental health:

    “The effect of racism and racial trauma on mental health is real and cannot be ignored. The disparity in access to mental health care in communities of color cannot be ignored. The inequality and lack of cultural competency in mental health treatment cannot be ignored.

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    Upcoming Trainings

     

    Are you an individual living with a #mentalhealth condition or a family member or loved one of someone with mental illness? Do you want to volunteer or work in the behavioral health field? Sign up for our Family and Peer Support Training Course. https://namica.org/programs/upcoming-trainings/

     

    Are you an individual living with a #mentalhealth condition and would like to volunteer or work in the behavioral health field?

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