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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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Webinar on Mental Illness in the Workplace

Supporting those with invisible disabilities Our family, friends, and coworkers Speakers from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) October 7th at Noon, 2nd Floor, Room 1 Webinar access available for those who would like to participate remotely Hosted by DIR’s Health and Wellness Program, Disability Advisory Committee, and Human Resources’ Employee Assistance Program The DIR…


NAMI Santa Clara County Holiday Drive 2015

This holiday season we will be distributing gifts to over 600 consumers at local hospitals, self-help centers, churches and homeless centers. Here is a list of the donated items needed so that all the gifts will be equitable for men and women: Socks Scarves & Gloves WinterHats Power Bars Toiletries $5 Gift Certificates (examples: Starbucks,…


Judge Who Sentenced Killed Inmate Speaks Out

Judge Stephen Manley says society jails too many of its mentally ill When Michael Tyree died in a Santa Clara County jail, he had already completed a five day sentence for a minor misdemeanor charge. The judge who sentenced him, Stephen Manley of Santa Clara’s Mental Health Court sat down with Senior Investigative Reporter Stephen…


Deadline for Written Testimony Extended to December 7TH

Friends & Families of Inmates, A Public Forum The SCC Human Relations Commission is soliciting public testimony regarding the conditions and treatment of jail inmates and the impact that this has on families and the community. Written testimony may be submitted on-line commencing on October 25 th and up until DECEMBER 7th. Submit your testimony online…


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.
West Valley College
De Anza College
Mission College
Veterans Affairs
Gavilin College
NAMI Santa Clara Veterans Kiosk Locations
City College