In its latest issue, California Health Report addresses the issue of “bullying at every turn,” from home to school and the doctor’s office, experienced by transgender and gender-diverse youth. Like other groups facing discrimination, they are more often victims of prejudice and violence and are disproportionately affected by depression, anxiety and risk of suicide. But when gender diverse children are affirmed in their identity at home and at school, they do not display increased Read More
Parenting Through Recovery Group
At the Child Parent Institute. Free of charge. No registration necessary. Fridays, Nov 9 & 30, Dec 14, 2018, 9:00 – 10:30 am Visit calparents.org or call 707-585-6108.
Parents who lost homes or businesses to the fires are invited to participate in this drop-in parenting group to learn about the progression of Read More
On Friday, September 14, 2018, NAMI joined a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to overturn the Administration’s recently-issued rule on short-term, limited-duration (STLD) insurance plans. The lead plaintiff is the Association for Community Affiliated Plans, joined by NAMI and the following organizations: AIDS United, American Psychiatric Association, Little Lobbyists, Mental Health America and National Partnership for Women & Families.
Facilitated by NAMI staff, Susan Dunn, M.A. and April Perez-Rodriguez, USF Counseling Master’s Student, this group is designed to enhance the mental health of anyone affected Read More
California’s Department of Consumer Affairs licenses many types of mental health care professionals, including physicians, psychologists, therapists and social workers. Using the Department’s BreEZe Online Services, consumers can verify that a mental health professional’s license is in good standing, as well as review any possible disciplinary actions that a professional may have had filed against him or her in the past.Read More
We’ve added a second NAMI Family Support Group. Feel free to attend at the time convenient for you. These are free, drop-in and confidential groups that do not require pre-registration. Just come! Both meetings are held in our office at 182 Farmers Lane, Suite 202, Santa Rosa. These are structured sessions, led by trained facilitators with lived experience. Group 1: Meets weekly, every Thursday, 2 to 3:30 pm Group 2: Meets monthly, Read More