What is NAMI Basics? It’s a free, 6-session education program for parents, guardians and other family who provide care for youth (age 22 or younger) who are experiencing mental health symptoms. You’ll learn the facts about mental health conditions and how best to support your child at home, at school and when they’re getting medical care. The course is taught by a trained team with lived experience—they know what you’re going through because they’ve been there. The 6-session program provides strategies for taking care of your child and learning the ropes of recovery.
Each Mind Matters, NAMI California, Mental Health America and Extraordinary Lives Foundation will be hitting the road in May and stopping by Major League ballparks to bring mental health awareness events during games for Mental Health Matters Month. Celebrate mental health awareness by purchasing your tickets here for
LA dodgers vs the NY Mets on
Thursday, May 30th
We are welcoming new volunteers to join us with our mission to provide the necessary support for those affected by mental health challenges, raise awareness and reduce stigma. If you are interested in joining our team, CLICK HERE and complete our volunteer form and we will be in touch.
“Our agency, Mental Health Advocacy Services, Inc. (MHAS), which partners with Friends In Deed on the monthly Pasadena legal clinic, received a grant in 2018 from the California State Bar to study the challenges to housing individuals with mental health disabilities in the Pasadena area. In furtherance of this study, MHAS interviewed stakeholders in Pasadena, including homelessness prevention providers, CES workers, mental Read More