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Open Letter To NAMI Fresno Board, Members, and Community | Via Eve Reiland

I’m cheering the culture shift in this year’s NAMI Fresno yearly fundraiser gala. It felt so much more inclusive of people from all areas of our community – including peers, family and professionals. The event was held in a more appropriate and neutral location than in previous years. Christina Roup, NAMI Fresno’s Executive Director, did […]

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Advocates & Activists Aging & Disability Badass Activist | Eve Reiland Culture & Community Divergent News Healthcare & Wellness Law & Criminal Justice Leadership & Government

Crisis Intervention Training | It’s Already Working Here In Fresno, California

Friday night, I was asked by Christina A. Valdez-Roup to share a few words at NAMI Fresno‘s annual Gala recognizing Fresno’s CIT (Crisis Intervention Training) program. One in four is challenged with a mental illness, and one in 17 is challenged with a severe mental illness.  I am that one. Hi, I’m Eve Reiland.  In 2010, I triggered […]

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NAMI Fresno Director Speaks Out Against Stigma

Attn local friends: While looking for something on the KMPH news FB feed, I see that a person by the name of Shawn Polzin shared a screenshot of my post thanking Save Mart for their decision to discontinue the purchase of 51Fifty energy drink. His comments are that people like me (posted with screenshot of […]