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NAMI Tri-Valley
Monthly General Meetings: 2018


All meetings in 2018 are held at the Livermore Public Library on the first Monday of each month except for January, July, September and December. The meetings run from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Guest speakers are invited to present in his/her area of mental health expertise to the general public. There is no cost and is open to the public.

Livermore Public Library, Community Room B
1188 So. Livermore Ave., Livermore

For questions, please email Rosemarie Thorne, Speaker Coordinator.

AGENDA
7:00 - 7:15 = Doors open
7:15 - 7:30 =
Announcements and housekeeping by Speaker Coordinator
7:30 - 8:30 = Guest speaker's presentation

Refreshments provided

Presentation Schedule for 2018

January, 2018
NO MEETING HELD THIS MONTH

February 5, 2018

HOUSING UPDATES IN ALAMEDA COUNTY
Robert Ratner, MPH, MD
Housing Services Director
Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services

March 5, 2018
ADVOCACY SERVICES IN ALAMEDA COUNTY
Beverly Bergman

Family Caregiver Advocacy Specialist
Beverly Bergman is a 20-year staff member of the Mental Health Association in Alameda County. Her expertise as benefits advocate for 12 years successfully helped over 500 people receive SSI/SSDI. The past 8 years, Beverly has advocated for family/caregivers by providing support, advice, education, advocacy, information and referrals. Beverly guides families through dispute resolutions and assists with filing complaints. Other services include help with completing forms, explanation how the Alameda County mental health system works and strategies when the system doesn’t work. Beverly has a family member with a mental illness and understands first hand the challenges in obtaining help for a loved one while maintaining the health of the family/caregiver.

Francesca Tannenbaum

Patients' Rights Director for Alameda and San Mateo Counties
Francesca Tenenbaum is Director of Patients' Rights Advocates Programs for Alameda County and San Mateo County. She has
21 years of experience in advocacy and has been a Patients' Rights Advocate for over 14 years. Currently there are 10 advocates in Alameda County and 3 advocates in San Mateo.

April 2, 2018
To Be Determined

May 7, 2018
To Be Determined

June 4, 2018
To Be Determined

July, 2018
NO MEETING HELD THIS MONTH

August 6, 2018
To Be Determined

September, 2018
NO MEETING HELD THIS MONTH

October 1, 2018
Daniel Kostalnick, M.D.
Psychiatrist

November 6, 2018
To Be Determined

December, 2018
NO MEETING HELD THIS MONTH



NAMI Tri-Valley, a 501 (C) (3) nonprofit, is an affiliate of NAMI California and NAMI National
Updated 2017