NAMI Santa Clara County offers practical experience, support, education, comfort and understanding to anyone concerned about mental illnesses and their treatment in Santa Clara County. In addition, we work with public organizations, private businesses and the media to increase organizational and personal knowledge of effective ways of treating the illnesses while advocating for increased research and improved services for individuals with mental illness.

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How The Loss Of U.S. Psychiatric Hospitals Led To A Mental Health Crisis

Samantha Raphelson

November 30, 20171:15 PM ET

When the Northville Psychiatric Hospital closed, many of the patients either had to leave southeast Michigan for hospitals elsewhere in the state or ended up in community programs that haven’t always met their needs, an advocacy group says.

Go to NPR story.

NAMI Santa Clara County VA Kiosk Locations

NAMI Santa Clara County and the Veterans Administration have partnered to create several walk-up kiosks providing on-screen and printed resources on education about mental illness and the services we offer. These are located at Bay Area hospitals and college campuses. Click locations below for directions.
NAMI Santa Clara Veterans Kiosk Locations
City College
West Valley College
De Anza College
Mission College
Veterans Affairs
Gavilin College