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Opinion: Bill would foster understanding between police and those with autism | with Note From Eve

“As a person with autism, I know firsthand the need to address these situations — I’ve lived them.” In our ongoing efforts to help people with autism navigate an ever-changing world, we have often focused our attention on the everyday tasks — such as education and employment opportunities. But if we are to continue to […]

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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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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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American Badass Eve Reiland | Advocate for Medicinal Cannabis – YouTube

American Badass Activists Published on May 30, 2016 Eve Hinson speaks during a CIT training about the stigma of mental illness, functional neurological disorder and medicinal cannabis.