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Welcome to NAMI Tri-Valley

NAMI Tri-Valley, established in 2005, provides resources and support for families and their loved ones diagnosed with serious and persistent mental illnesses.

NAMI Tri-Valley, in collaboration with other community agencies and organizations, is dedicated to improving the quality of life for those whose lives are affected by mental illness, by providing support, resource information, education programs, and advocacy.


NAMI Tri-Valley Activities and Events
July, 2015
THERE WILL NOT BE A GENERAL MEETING IN JULY


July, 30, 2015

MENTAL FIRST AID TRAINING
Co-Sponsored by
NAMI Tri-Valley and Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services

DATE: Thursday, July 30, 2015
TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
LOCATION:
Child Care Links
6601 Owens Drive, Suite 100
Pleasanton, CA 94588

Mental Health First Aid is a groundbreaking public education program that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health issues and substance use dis-orders. Mental Health First Aid presents an overview of mental health issues and substance use disorders in the U.S. and introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact, and provides an overview of common treatments. You will be taught a 5-step action plan encompassing skills, resources and knowledge to help an individual in crisis connect with appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care.

For more information or to register, please contact:
Marsha McInnis at marsha@nami-trivalley.org

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August 3, 2015
Lynn Gardner, MBA, MS Counseling
Youth & Family Services, Horizons Family Counseling

Teens and Suicide Prevention
Lynn will talk about helping teens and parents learn about suicide prevention, understand the role depression has on suicide, what’s happening in Alameda County, Livermore and the Tri-Valley and providing suggestions for parents and friends on how to stop this epidemic.


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


Suicide Prevention Workshop
for Family Caregivers

An Informative Educational Forum

Saturday, August 29, 2015
8:30 am to 3:30 pm
University of Phoenix
2481 Constitution Drive, Livermore, CA, 94551

Registration Required
Register on-line at: http://www.nami-trivalley.org/html/spworkshop.html
Due to limited space, only 50 participants allowed — Sign up today to ensure you have a seat

This free workshop is for families that have a relative with a mental illness and at risk of suicide. You will learn about statistics, facts and basic information; how to communicate with someone that is contemplating suicide; focus on youth and suicide risk; learn about a police officer’s experiences and about self-care.

Morning Refreshments and Lunch Provided.

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September, 2015
THERE WILL NOT BE A GENERAL MEETING IN SEPTEMBER

September 25, 2015


Join us for the Third Annual Golf Tournament to be held on
Friday, September 25, 2015.


October 5, 2015
Manuel Jimenez, Jr. MA, MFT
Director, Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services
Livermore Public Library, Livermore, CA


NAMI Tri-Valley, a 501 (C) (3) nonprofit all volunteer organization,
is an affiliate of NAMI California and NAMI National
Updated 2015




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Support Groups

SAVE THE DATE!
SUICIDE PREVENTION WORKSHOP FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS
August 29, 2015


The Helping Families
In Mental Health
Crisis Act
(H.R. 3717)


9 Ways That Humor Heals

Take Care of the Caregiver