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
Our NAMI affiliate recently developed this brochure to inspire crucial conversations. We provide this as part of our outreach to middle/high-school/community-college students and include in our Read More
Legal Services of Northern CA: This is just a reminder of the types of cases that Legal Services of Northern CA can assist you with.
Health Team Can Assist With: health intake line at 1-888-354-4474. – can only assist on access to healthcare issues meaning that if the person is having problems accessing mental health care or any health care for that matter through their insurance plan or through the county then these legal experts can talk through the obstacles faced Read More