Represent Recovery Initiative & Call For Contributors | NAMI CA

Introducing NAMI California’s Represent Recovery initiative. Even in this diverse state, cultural competence and representation in mental health fall short for people of color and those in the LGBTQ+ community. Stigma is pervasive within many of our families and communities. Cultural groups are more prone to be misdiagnosed, likely due to differing cultural or religious … Continue reading Represent Recovery Initiative & Call For Contributors | NAMI CA

Represent Recovery | NAMICA

Represent Recovery Video Series: The president of Mental Health Association for Chinese Communities tells her personal story in Chinese Mandarin (with English subtitles). https://youtu.be/GcaBpLeIU5g Our Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month series continues with Elaine Peng, who leads NAMI Chinese programs and is the president of Mental Health Association for Chinese Communities, … Continue reading Represent Recovery | NAMICA

NAMI California and California Hospital Association launch Behavioral Health Action

Last month, National Alliance on Mental Illness California (NAMI CA) and California Hospital Association (CHA), in partnership with other behavioral health advocacy groups, launched Behavioral Health Action. Behavioral Health Action is a coalition of 50 non-traditional partners dedicated to changing the trajectory of behavioral health advocacy in the state of California, and ultimately the nation. … Continue reading NAMI California and California Hospital Association launch Behavioral Health Action