Given our community’s evolving needs to limit the potential spread of COVID-19, NAMI Sonoma County:
- Suspends our Family-to-Family classes, Family Support Groups, Connection Support Groups and Wildfire Survivor Support Groups, until further notice. We will notify Family-to-Family class participants when this changes. Updates to our support groups will be posted on this website.
- Postpones the Compassion Cultivation Training class through March 27, 2020. This date may be extended pending further public health advisories. We will notify participants.
I’m having a lot of anxiety because of the coronavirus. Please help.
I’m quarantined or working from home – lonely and isolated even further – what can I do?
I don’t have health insurance or a regular doctor – how can I get care?
- Suspension of all visitation at the Main Adult Detention Facility (MADF) and the North County Detention Facility
- Legal visits are limited to non-contact visitation; arrangements must be made through MADF lobby personnel
- Inmate programs have been suspended at both facilities
- Courts will operate on a reduced schedule to accommodate arraignments and time-sensitive issues only
Staff at Psychology.org asked three mental health experts to weigh in on how individuals can manage their coronavirus-related anxieties. Read on for five tips to help you establish a sense of normalcy and maintain your mental health during this time.more » Read More
NAMI Tennessee recently released this short video from Gabe Howard, a Peer Support Specialist, who lives with bipolar disorder. He speaks about the need to support those who provide support to loved ones living with mental illness during this difficult period.more » Read More
NAMI HelpLine Information and Resources is a guide available to anyone who might be struggling or have questions about managing a mental health condition. You’ll find information that answer any of the following:
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a guide to social distancing, quarantine, and isolation during an infectious disease outbreak (such as the current COVID-19 situation). To learn more about social distancing — the practice of limiting interaction in order to inhibit the spread of a disease — as well as tips on what to expect during this period, read the guide: Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health – SAMHSA.more » Read More
Operations at the Sonoma County Jail and Courts are being modified as COVID-19 advisories develop in Sonoma County; for now this includes: