Watch a recording of a NAMI GLAC town hall about Care Court

Watch a recording of a NAMI GLAC town hall about Care Court

A recording of our Town Hall with the LA County Department of Mental Health (LACDMH) on the Care Act is available to you.

Hosted by NAMI GLAC’s Executive Director, Traute Winters, Jennifer Hunt, Psy.D., Acting Senior Deputy Director of Reentry Services at LACDMH, and Jean Ho from Los Angeles County’s Chief Executive Office provide information on Care Court and a conceptual overview of CARE Act proceedings. This is also your opportunity to provide feedback and ask questions. 

Information on the Care Act can be found at https://www.chhs.ca.gov/care-act/.

Click here if you would like a copy of the presentation slides used during the town hall.

NAMI LA County Conference Recap

NAMI LA County Conference Recap

The NAMI LA County Conference was a smashing success. Over 300 people attended the event on November 13th and appreciated being “together again for mental health.” They soaked in the stirring testimonies and information from providers, peers, and advocates presenting at the day-long conference.

If you happened to miss the conference or would like to view a playlist of selected presentations or look over a gallery of photos that capture the sense of shared community, please view our landing page by using the button below.

NAMI Greater Los Angeles County is proud to announce a new relationship with CalHOPE

NAMI Greater Los Angeles County is proud to announce a new relationship with CalHOPE

NAMI Greater Los Angeles County is proud to announce a new relationship with CalHOPE. Together, they have established the CalHOPE Warmline. 

This new resource is meant for people who are struggling with their mental health or for the loved ones of those with a mental health condition. The Warmline’s CalHOPE Support Specialists provide empathetic and compassionate emotional support and guidance along with access to behavioral care resources. The Warmline is available by phone, email, and Live Chat. Dial 818-208-1801, 9 a.m.–9 p.m., Monday–Friday and 1 p.m.–5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Email the Warmline at [email protected]. Or visit https://namiglac.org/calhope to start a live chat. Please visit the CalHOPE Warmline landing page for more information by clicking the button below.

New NAMI Long Beach/Whittier Landing Page

New NAMI Long Beach/Whittier Landing Page

NAMI GLAC now offers meeting dates and times for support groups and classes for members of our Long Beach and Whittier areas.

Please click the button below to sign up to read about upcoming Peer-to-Peer and Family-to-Family classes, along with meeting times for Connections support groups.

Check out NAMI GLAC’s appearance on KNBC’s “California Live”

Check out NAMI GLAC’s appearance on KNBC’s “California Live”

On Wednesday, July 19th, NAMI Greater Los Angeles County’s Executive Director Traute Winters, along with NAMI GLAC Walk Manager and Family Support Group Facilitator Gigi de Pourtales and Connection Facilitator Ryder Davis joined KNBC’s California Live’s Danielle Nottingham for a conversation about the background of NAMI GLAC and the emotional support and purpose NAMI’s support groups provided Gigi and Ryder.

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