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NAMI Glendale stands with Black Americans and other communities of color

June 7, 2020

NAMI Glendale stands with Black Americans and other communities of color throughout Los Angeles demanding justice for the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. Systemic racism is a source of tremendous mental duress, and NAMI Glendale is saddened, pained, and angered at not only recent examples of excessive policing practices but also more »

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Urgent State Action Needed to Preserve Safety Net Services

Due to extensive budget cuts at the State level due to slow economic activity, funding needed for key behavioral health services has been eliminated. These services are more needed than ever due to a significant increase in demand for services due to COVID-19 related emotional stress. Take urgent state action to recind budget restrictions to more »

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RIP Marion “Fran” Hovorka

January 17, 2020

It it with a heavy heart and immense sorrow that we acknowledge the passing of Marion “Fran” Hovorka. Fran was truly an amazing person, someone who gifted the world her warm spirit and light. She provided hope to those struggling with mental health issues by fearlessly sharing her story and offering support. She was a more »

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Two New Support Groups Launching in 2020!

December 17, 2019

NAMI Glendale is excited to announce the launch of two new Support Groups starting January 7, 2020!  Family Support Group (in English) Connection Recovery Support Group (in English) Both groups will meet on the first Tuesday of the month from 6-7:30PM at the brand-new DMH Northeast Mental Health & Wellness Center in Lincoln Heights, 3303 more »

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Register for the 5th Annual Disability Athletics Faire

August 26, 2019

Register for the 5th Annual Disability Athletics Faire!   Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-5th-annual-disability-athletics-faire-registration-68627485657   This event is FREE for people of ALL ages and ALL disabilities.   The activity list is as follows: Yoga Basketball Baseball Soccer Martial Arts Kayaking Bocce Ball Golf Skateboarding Rock Wall And more!!!! Date And Time Sat, April 4, 2020 9:00 more »

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Help@Hand Innovation Project Seeks Community Feedback During Aug. 21 Meeting

August 14, 2019

Help@Hand Innovation Project Seeks Community Feedback During Aug. 21 Meeting The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) is seeking input from the community about technology training needs for the Help@Hand Innovation project (formerly known as the Tech Suite). During the meeting, we will provide updates on the project more »

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A Continuing Conversation: The Intersection Of Mental Health And Faith

August 12, 2019

A Continuing Conversation: The Intersection Of Mental Health And Faith   A Follow-Up Conversation On The Topics Discussed During The 2019 African-American Mental Health Conference Panel Discussion Entitled “An Exploration Of The Role Of Mental Health In Communities Of Faith”   Everyone is invited!!!!   Saturday 8.31.19 8:30 am – 12:30 pm H.O.P.E.’s House Christian more »

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Free Legal Clinic

Mental Health Advocacy Services, Inc. and Friends In Deed announce a MONTHLY FREE LEGAL CLINIC Do you have questions about: – A child’s problems in school – Special education – Landlord/tenant or other housing problems – Medi-Cal, SSI or SSDI benefits – Other public benefits – Conservatorship, mental health law or family member with mental more »

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Peer Resource Center Celebrates May Is Mental Health Month

April 30, 2019

The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health’s Peer Resource Center (PRC) — located at 560 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90020 — will be holding a series of celebratory and wellbeing events in recognition of May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The event lineup includes: Wed., May 1, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »

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