(5-3-19) “We burned her out!” Dr. James Hayes, a member of the National Alliance on Mental Illness board of directors, told me when I asked why Mary Giliberti abruptly resigned last month as NAMI’s CEO. NAMI Board Chair Adrienne Kennedy explained that Ms. Giliberti has three children at home. “She is a private person whoClick … Continue reading Should NAMI Have Done More To Keep Successful CEO Mary Giliberti? – Pete Earley
Dec. 20, 2018 Membership Newsletter There's Still Room At OurNAMI California Conference 2019! Super early bird registration still availableJust a reminder that the super early bird registration for the NAMI California Conference 2019 ends on January 7. Book your spot and room today!Register Here We are looking for workshops!NAMI California is seeking proposals for presentations for … Continue reading We have some updates for you coming from NAMI California! | @namicalifornia
You may feel like you can’t bear the pain any longer, you may feel like you don’t have it in you to reach out for help, but you are stronger than you know, and we believe in you. Source: We Want You Here | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness
9/14/2018 In partnership with the Association for Community Affiliated Plans and other organizations, NAMI filed suit today to invalidate the federal short-term, limited duration (STLD) insurance plan rule issued last month by three federal agencies. The legal challenge seeks a temporary injunction against the recently issued STLD rule, which would expand the availability of plans that do … Continue reading NAMI and Others File Lawsuit Against the Short-Term, Limited Duration Plan Final Rule | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness
Bring Mental Illness Out of the Shadows Dear Eve, This June, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a staggering report showing that suicide rates are rising in 49 of 50 states. In addition to being the 10th leading cause of death nationwide, studies show that more than 20 veterans die by suicide every … Continue reading Bring Mental Illness Out of the Shadows | NAMI
Dear Team NAMI, SB 906 is a critical piece of legislation that standardizes peer support training and creates sustainable employment for peer support specialists. The bill has recently passed out of the assembly, and is headed to the Governor’s desk. While this legislation has enjoyed broad support, there are powerful opponents of SB 906 who … Continue reading Action Alert: Support Peer Certification Write the Governor!
SB 1045 WILL BE HEARD IN THE ASSEMBLY APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE This bill creates a new category of conservatorship in LA and SF counties, as part of a pilot program, for individuals who are chronically homeless and unable to care for their own health due to a serious mental illness and substance use disorder. NAMI California … Continue reading Action Alert: Support NEW CONSERVATORSHIP PILOT PROGRAM