Mental Health Numbers to Know1 in 5 adults in the United States lives with a mental health condition 1 in 25 adults in the United States lives with a serious mental illness 60 million people in the United States face the day-to-day reality of living with mental illness 50% of all lifetime mental health conditions begin by age 14 75% of all lifetime mental health conditions begin by age 24 Early intervention programs can help! Read More
May is the most highly recognized mental health awareness event in the United States. NAMI has created a toolkit designed to reach millions with messages that promote the concepts of mental wellness, prevention and recovery. NAMI’s 2018 theme for Mental Health Month is Fitness for Mind and Body.
If you are feeling overwhelmed, depressed or unable to do things you once enjoyed, it may be time to assess your emotional health. If you are concerned about yourself or someone you love, Read More
No amount is too small. Help our 2018 Human Race Team raise awareness and build understanding. Everyone is affected by mental health — and Sonoma County needs more mental health services, not less! Thank you for your support!
March 30th, the birthday of Vincent van Gogh, is World Bipolar Day. Van Gogh is thought to have lived with a bipolar condition (also known as manic-depressive illness). A brain disorder, the symptoms of bipolar disorder are severe: dramatic mood swings — from overly “high” and/or irritable to sad and hopeless, and then back again. Severe changes in energy and behavior go along with these changes in mood. They can result in damaged relationships, poor job or school performance, and Read More
NAMI Family Support Group is a support group for family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Share your insights from the challenges and successes you and your loved one have faced by learning to facilitate a support group and help other families. This will be held April 14 & 15, at our office, please call our office Read More
Join representatives from Sonoma County’s Behavioral Health Division, Sheriff’s Office and Probation Department to hear information about a new Mental Health Pre-Trial Release Program being launched in our County. This forum seeks community input to help make the program a success. Share your experiences, suggestions for improvement or concerns. The program’s goal is to move individuals from incarceration into mental health services as soon as possible. Open to the general adult public.
Mental Health Pre-Trial Release Program Forum Friday, March 23, 2018 1:00 pm Read More