For Heart Month each February, we shine a spotlight on ways to maintain heart health. One of the ways we can take care of our hearts is to take care of our mental health. Heart disease is the leading cause
Join us for our 2023 Gala on Friday, May 12, 2023. More details to come!
Our team came up with a few holiday gift ideas that can help maintain good mental health and promote self-care. These are gifts we like to give (or receive!). Note about shopping: we like to support local vendors whenever possible!
Our special Janis Black Warner Speaker Series event this month is in-person! Register for our Monday, December 12, 7 to 9 pm, event to celebrate NAMI’s first book, with its author, NAMI’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ken Duckworth at Beverly
Family Resources Available for NAMI Westside LA Members Who Have Loved Ones Living with Mental Health Conditions. Get one-on-one consultations with NAMI WLA Mental Health Clinical Advocate.
By Sheila Carter When your vulnerable loved one is struggling due to illness and ends up navigating the legal system, it can be a heartbreaking experience. But while I was sitting in the Mental Health Division of the Superior Court
As we enter the season of giving, we are reflecting on how generous our community members are year-round. Our team and community members freely give to one another every day. They are generous with their time and their presence, lending
Join us for a virtual event: Peer Perspective: Open Forum with NAMI WLA mental health advocates Garrett Shaw and Fran Reicherter. Garret is one of our Peer-to-Peer class teachers and Fran is one of our Ending the Silence presenters. Register
In October, we mark Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 2-8), which was established by NAMI in 1990 to educate and increase awareness about mental illness (now we use the terms mental health and mental illness interchangeably to describe the conditions
Each September, we mark Suicide Prevention Month and join the health community in opening up discussions and sharing information and resources about suicide prevention. Thoughts of suicide can be frightening. But by reaching out for help or checking in with