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Category Archives: The Journal
Featured in this month’s Journal: The President’s Message on how to respond to a “low simmer” or a 911 mental health crisis. “Each Mind Matters” A new DVD offers new ways of thinking about the stigma of mental illness. It … Continue reading
Highlighted in the following issue of The Journal: Farewell to NAMI-SGV President Bob Liljenwall and greetings from new president, Victor Cass. The Story of Stephen Ford, a creative, intelligent young man who couldn’t take it anymore. WWII veteran Kenneth Vick’s … Continue reading
Highlighted in this month’s issue: “The Real Navy Yard Scandal Was in Newport” A Herald News commentary on the treatment of Aaron Alexis and others like him. “Try Compassion, Not Prison” by Steve Lopez Theodore Roosevelt Exhibited Signs of Hypomania … Continue reading
Highlighted in this month’s issue of the Journal: Governor Jerry Brown signs a new bill establishing the Mental Health Services Fund. The bill helps bring together advocates who share the goal of enhancing mental health services at all levels of … Continue reading
Highlighted in this issue: “Surviving and Thriving With Mental Illness”, as presented by Michael DiPaolo, Ph. D. Participate in NAMI Walks through NAMI San Gabriel Valley. “It’s insanity to kill your father with a kitchen knife”. Mac McClelland, Mother Jones … Continue reading
Highlights of this issue of the Journal: In Our Own Voice Presentations. A summary of Consumers’ presentations of their stories of recovery that help educate the public and reduce the stigma of mental illness. Director of Covered California, Peter Lee is … Continue reading
Highlights: Open Dialogue: How is it that the Scandinavians are getting better results for recovery than we are in the US? Book Review: Looking for Answers Through Dirty Glasses: Finding the Divine in a Challenging World HUD Announces Awards for … Continue reading
Highlights: Book review: In the Water They Can’t See You Cry by Amanda Beard (reviewed by Stephanie Corkett, NAMI Communications Intern) Legislation to Implement Laura’s Law (submitted by Gary Smith, Chair, Advocacy Committee) Covered California…What Is It? (submitted by Shirley Spencer 1st VP … Continue reading
Highlights: A Volunteer’s Journey Discovery to Recovery: A Path to Healthy Minds My Child is Having Trouble in School. What should I do? CalMHSA Stigma Reduction Initiative Changes Media Reporting on Mental Illness April Journal 3-14-13
Highlights: President Obama’s Mental Health Proposals Frontline Group Begins New Format Family Support Group is Growing Connections Peer Support Group Information Volunteer Opportunities Download and read it now: MarchJournal2013