NAMI El Dorado County is asking for your participation in the county’s 3-year Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) planning process. It is a simple survey. Please keep in mind that virtually ALL mental illnesses are on a spectrum from mild to moderate to severe and those living with a mental illness can cycle back and forth depending on many factors. This is simply reality. Most mental illnesses can be attributed to heritability and environmental stressors can play a Read More
29-Oct-2019: NAMI El Dorado County today released their first CIT training video aimed at first responders but of interest to family members and caregivers and anyone in the community living with a mental illness including co-occurring addiction.
By NAMI Board Member, 2-Oct-2019
Yesterday we were warmly welcomed to a meeting with TeleCare’s local leadership overseeing the Psychiatric Health Facility (the only in-patient psychiatric hospital in El Dorado County.). Our affiliate organized this meeting and tour. This facility is an El Dorado County Health&Human-Services (EDC H&HS) facility built in 1941 and the services provided at what old-schoolers refer to as “the PHF.” This in patient psychiatric hospital service is sub-contracted to TeleCare by EDC H&HS.Why is Read More