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

https://youtu.be/-TBGge_Acj8 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, …

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

https://youtu.be/-TBGge_Acj8 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 …