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…Details
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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,…Details
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…Details
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…Details