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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

Help halt budget restrictions to key behavioral health social services by writing a letter to your State Representative 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 more »

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Second Thursdays Speaker Series–March 12, 2020

February 6, 2020

While we have reached capacity for tonight’s presentation about Assisted Outpatient Treatment-Los Angeles (AOT-LA), we will be streaming the event LIVE on our Facebook page starting at 7 PM! The video will be archived for future viewing and will be found in the “Videos” section of the page once the presentation is complete. Links to more »

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August 9, 2019

Current, Relevant, Noteworthy, & Informative Articles on Mental Illness How bigotry created a black mental health crisis. How Barbers Are Getting Black Men Talking About Mental Health. Conundrum: Why Isn’t Killing 22 People ‘Mental Illness’? 08/09/2019

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August 6, 2019

Current, Relevant, Noteworthy, & Informative Articles on Mental Illness The Psychiatric ‘Wonder Drug’ That Almost No One Is Using. The Impacts of Extreme Heat on Mental Health. Time to do Away with Trauma as a Cause of Schizophrenia. 08/06/2019

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July 29, 2019

Current, Relevant, Noteworthy, & Informative Articles on Mental Illness Mounting Evidence Says Trees – But Not Grass – Improve Our Mental Health. Here’s Why. Isolated and Struggling, Many Seniors Are Turning To Suicide. Commission offers ways to improve physical health of people with mental illness. [The Lancet Psychiatry Commission: a blueprint for protecting physical health in more »

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July 28, 2019

DMH & Service Area 4 Town Hall Meeting Thanks to passionate NAMI advocacy activist Patricia Russel for sharing her video* of the the recent Service Area 4 Town Hall Meeting sponsored by the LA County Department of Mental Health and the Area 4, Service Area Advisory Committee (SAAC 4). The program included: *Award to Harold more »

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July 25, 2019

Current, Relevant, Noteworthy, & Informative Articles on Mental Illness UHS to pay feds $127 million in behavioral health settlement. Hair could be the key to better mental-illness diagnosis in teens. Why people with mental illness may face poorer physical health and early death [People with mental illness receive poorer care]. Each weekday the  NAMI Glendale Advocacy more »

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