A special thank you to Dr. Matt for supporting the NAMI On Campus “Brain Health Leadership Club” at South Tahoe HS this week…he shared his journey towards working as a Clinical Psychologist. Lots of great Q&A…He briefly touched on addiction and asked “how many of you could go 24 hours without looking at your phone?” (-:
This student-led club has a mix of all grade levels. Students have expressed interest in a variety of careers many involving brain health! Read More
We’re pleased to announce that REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
for the following sessions:
Mondays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
, ET, 02/19/2018
, – 03/26/2018
Pacific, Mondays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., PT, 02/19/2018, – 03/26/2018
Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
, MT, 02/22/2018
, – 03/29/2018
Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
, CT, 02/21/2018
, – 03/28/2018
NAMI Homefront is a
The Stepping Up Initiative
in our county:
The number of people with mental illness in U.S. jails has reached crisis levels. In counties across the nation, jails now have more people with mental illnesses than in their psychiatric hospitals.
El Dorado County’s Vision, Mission established.
Mission: To reduce the negative impact of incarceration on people with mental illnesses who have potentially committed an offense, by preventing their unnecessary booking into jail.
Vision: Improve Lives while ensuring public safety.
Beliefs: 1) Offenders with
By NAMI El Dorado County Member, V.A.: 11-Jan-2018
It’s a new year, HALLELUJAH! 2017 came with so many hard times that I’m glad to have it behind me. And there’s something about a new year that gives me new hope and new resolve. Something has to change this year; things can’t go on the way they have been…Trying to help loved ones with mental illnesses has taken its toll. I take a long, deep breath and think about the lessons I
Disability Benefit Information
In Home Supportive Services
Some of our NAMI families in El Dorado County have reported favorably about the quality of the IHSS program. They are paid by IHSS for basic services that helped their loved one live at home. NAMI families particularly those that have graduated NAMI Family-to-Family are proactive in interviewing IHSS caregiver candidates to help their loved one and work collaboratively on a successful caregiving model. Teamwork is dreamwork. Learn more about this program at: