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Ph. (408) 453-0400
NAMI Santa Clara County
Supporting — Educating — Comforting — Understanding
Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
Know the Five Signs
The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of San Jose is offering a Depression Community Education Program in conjunction with Michelle Obama's recent Campaign to Change Direction. The program provides educational videos that cover a basic exploration of depression as well as an open dialogue for individuals experiencing the many facets of depression.
The event will be held at WestGate Church (Saratoga Campus Gym) on Monday, April 27 at 7PM.
NAMIWalk SF Bay Area
Saturday May 30th, 2015
Save the date for NAMIWALK SF Bay Area! That's Saturday, May 30th, 2015, in Lindley Meadow, Golden Gate Park.
Further details at www.namiwalksfbay.org, then Register to Walk, Donate to your favorite Walker, or Support Our Walk. (Hint: Walkers from last year, Log In before you Register.)
Looking for a Santa Clara NAMIWalk Team? Here's the list.
Questions? Call the NAMI Santa Clara County office Warmline (408-453-0400) or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll find answers for you.
Shop at Amazon and Donate to NAMI Santa Clara County
Click the banner above and log in using your Amazon account and your future purchases (all year) will give back 0.5% to NAMI Santa Clara County. A wonderful way to donate to our organization through Amazon! We know we're a little late getting this posted, but Amazon Smile works all year round, so no worries!
Peer Pals Featured in SJ Mercury News Wish Book
Our Peer Pals program is featured in this year's San Jose Mercury News Wish Book. Read the article: "Mentoring program helps mentally ill restore social connections."
Peer Pals Interview on Channel 2 News
NAMI Santa Clara's Peer Pals program was featured on Channel 2 News, Sep. 17th. This program, unique to NAMI Santa Clara County, matches mentors with peer consumers who can use the support of someone who has "been there."
VA Outreach Project
NAMI and the VA have embarked on a project to work together to help veterans and their families. Watch the 15 minute video presentation produced by NAMI Santa Clara that provides resources and education about the various types of mental illness and the services we offer.
Please Join Us for some informal FUN!
Consumer group activities flyer.
NAMI SC Nature Walks & Hikes—For Consumers, Families and Friends
Contact: Dave Family (408) 946-4379
Please join us for informal NAMI Santa Clara Walks and Hikes.
When: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM 1st Sunday each month.
Where: Meet at Campbell Park near the Playground area. Everyone might consider having a suitable breakfast before and we will provide light snacks and bottled water for the walks and hike.
Shoes & what to wear: Dress accordingly, wear layered clothing if cold. Good walking, running or hiking shoes are best.
Directions: Campbell Park is located intersection of Campbell & Gilman Avenues, between Downtown Campbell and Highway 17.
Parking: In the parking area or on the street
Public Transportation: Light Rail to Down town Campbell . Then east on Campbell Avenue a few blocks to the Park.
Holiday Office Hours
The NAMI office will be closed on the following holidays in 2015:
January 1: New Year’s Day
MY FAMILY MEMBER HAS BEEN ARRESTED—WHAT DO I DO?
Despite the good efforts of CIT trained police officers, sometimes our family member's illness causes behavior that leads to arrest. NAMI SCC has an up-to-date guide to assist families when a loved one who suffers from a biological brain disorder is in the Santa Clara County criminal justice system.
Clients with Mental Health Issues from the Santa Clara County Office of the Public Defender.
Contacts in the Public Defender's Office: