“The S Word,” shows Monday, March 19th in Cloverdale, thanks to the Alexander Valley Film Society. Recipient of a 2017 SAMHSA VOICE award, the film documents the stories of suicide survivors – their courage, insight and humor. A panel discussion follows, including an expert on PTSD, the filmmaker and NAMI Sonoma County.
The S Word Monday, March 19th at 6PM The Clover Theater in Cloverdale For more information & tickets, go to www.avfilmsociety.org
Congregation Shomrei Tora will host “FIX IT,” the final program of their 2018 social action film series on Saturday, March 17th at 7PM. The film defines a single-payer health care system and its proposed choices, management, coverage, eligibility and financing. A panel will answer questions after the film and discuss pending California legislation (SB 562).
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National Eating Disorders Awareness Week Feb 26 – Mar 5, 2018 Becoming so preoccupied with food and weight issues that you find it harder and harder to focus on other aspects of your life may be a sign of an eating disorder. Without treatment, eating disorders can take over a person’s life and lead to serious, potentially fatal medical complications. Learn more at nami.org.
The NAMI Sonoma County Warmline (866-960-6264) offers free listening support, information on mental illness, treatment options, recovery strategies, communication and coping strategies and provides community resource referrals by phone, text, online chat or email. NAMI staff members and volunteers handle thousands of requests from individuals, family members and caregivers dealing with mental-health related issues each year.
The Warmline is a non-emergency helpline operating Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM, excluding holidays. Trained and knowledgeable NAMI staff members and volunteers Read More
Family-to-Family is a 12-session course created by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) and taught by local volunteer family members who have been trained for its presentation in accordance with best practices established by NAMI.
The instructors offer knowledge, insights, resources, coping strategies and genuine support – along with the unique understanding that comes from having lived the journey. The course meets for 12 weekly sessions, each for 2.5 hours; the course and all instructional materials are free.
Course topics include:Current Read More