Thanks to the efforts of our advocates, SB 326 and AB 531 are heading to the Governor’s desk for signature in the coming weeks. NAMI California and Senator Susan Eggman (D-Stockton) are looking for volunteers to share their stories about
Help us support legislation that is sponsored by NAMI California : SB 43 (Eggman). SB 43 modernizes the definition of “gravely disabled” within the Lanterman-Petris-Short (LPS) Act to better meet the needs of individuals experiencing severe mental illness. NAMI California
We’re coming up on another Election Day on Tuesday, November 8. Join us in ensuring that our community members #Vote4MentalHealth! Why vote for mental health? The people we elect at all levels of government make decisions that impact the availability
Every year, millions of mental health or suicidal crisis calls are made to 911 and other crisis lines. But unfortunately, when in-person help is needed, law enforcement–not a mental health professional–is often the only response available. As a result, people
Take Action: Tell Congress to invest $1 billion in mental health for schools, split between school-based mental health services and school staff like counselors, social workers, and psychologists. We need trained mental health professionals in schools who can identify children
Every election provides us with the chance to vote for leaders and laws to improve mental health. Vote for mental health!