NAMI – San Gabriel Valley
Come to Our September Distinguished Speaker Meeting
Speaker: Timothy J. Pylko, M.D.
A New Facility For Psychiatric Inpatient and Outpatient Care
14 September 2016, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m
Wilson Auditorium, Pacific Clinics Training Institute
2471 East Walnut Street, Pasadena CA 91105
At a time when there is high demand for beds in Pysichiatric hospitals Dr. Timothy J. Pylko will be opening a new facility.
Dr. Pylko is a long time friend and supporter of NAMI San Gabriel Valley who has spoken for us many times in the past. He is a compassionate doctor dedicated to making a difference in the lives of those with severe mental health challenges. He has been awarded Super Doctor status from Los Angeles Magazine and TopDoc from Pasadena Magazine for multiple years. Dr Pylko’s primary specialty is working with complex mood disorders and their comorbidities, which frequently includes substance use disorders. He embraces a Bio-Psycho-Social-Spiritual approach to treating patients. He is passionate on fighting stigma in mental illness. He collaborated with the film-makers Lisa Klein and Doug Blush on the documentary “Of Two Minds” exploring the lives of those dealing with Bipolar Disorder that recently won a “Voice Award” from SAMHSA.
A NAMI San Gabriel Valley General Meeting will preclude the speaker at 7:00pm.
What is NAMI?
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness. NAMI has over 1,100 affiliates in communities across the country who engage in advocacy, research, support and education. Members of NAMI are families, friends and people living with mental illnesses such as major deepression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder and borderline personality disorder.