Each year, NAMI California convenes staff, board members, affiliate leaders, members, and behavioral health experts and advocates to examine important trends, best practices, new treatments, activities in mental health, and ways we can work together to improve care and services for our families and communities. To facilitate the nurturing of our extraordinary community until we can again gather in-person, our virtual conference presents a continuity of Meaningful discussions and connections with statewide peers and stakeholders. Our virtual conference will consist …
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October 22 & 23, 2020: We are all in this together
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October 15 & 16, 2020: Virtual Symposium
This symposium will gather medical professionals, child welfare workers, prevention workers, mentors, and executives from a variety of disciplines to “bridge-the-gap” and elevate the voices of experts to a national audience in the pursuit of equity for our LGBTQ+ youth.
September 10 & 11th: Grief Sensitivity Institute Part 1: Grounding ourselves in the basics (frameworks, definitions, and foundational concepts)
November 12 & 13th: Grief Sensitivity Institute Part 2: Applying concepts to practice
A two-part, no-cost MHTTC Grief Sensitive Virtual Learning Institute. In the wake of COVID – 19 and the loss and grief experienced by our communities and schools, MHTTC is offering a two-part Grief Sensitive Virtual Learning Institute to provide grief sensitive approaches, evidence-based practices, tools and strategies for community and school practitioners.
September 6 - 12, 2020
Suicide Prevention Week will be observed September 6-12 this year.
$20 Gift Card for 1 Hour (ages 18-30)
The California Homeless Youth Project and graduate students from Claremont Graduate University are collaborating on a research study in order to learn about issues impacting students who have experienced housing challenges while enrolled in a California community college.
Amplifying Voices of Future Leaders: Supporting the Mental Health of Students Speaking Up Against Racial Injustice
July 28, 2020 Jed Foundation Webinar - 12:00pm - 1:15pm PT
Activism and speaking up against racial injustice can be a protective factor for the mental health of college students, but can also have an immense toll as they try to focus on their academics. As COVID-19 has disproportionately affected Black, Indigenous, and People Color (BIPOC) in devastating ways, protesting and demonstrating against police violence and other systemic racial injustices can add even more stress. You are invited to join this webinar co-sponsored by The Steve Fund and The Jed Foundation …
July 23, 2020 Jed Foundation Webinar - 12:00pm PT
JED Foundation is joining a panel discussion, “Supporting the Mental Health of BIPOC Students,” with Mental Health America of Greater Houston, Rice University Wellbeing Center, University of Houston, and The Steve Fund.
July 20, 2020 Webinar - 3:00pm - 4:30pm PT
In this session, Dr. James Armontrout will discuss telehealth learnings drawn from his expertise in psychiatry, technology, and law, and from his own experience providing telehealth services in settings that range from outpatient clinics to high security correctional settings.
July 31, 2020 MHTTC Webinar - 3:00pm - 5:00pm PT
This webinar addresses evidence-based strategies for suicide prevention. Situated within the unique stressors of shelter-in-place orders, this webinar series is tailored to teletherapy and discusses the distinct factors related to suicidal crises among diverse populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how to guide clients in creating Safety Plans tailored to their specific needs and cultural strengths with the limited resources available under social distancing orders. Audiences will be introduced to a curated list of free videos for clinicians and clients …