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
“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).