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National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

While every person dealing with a mental health problem should have access to quality mental healthcare, we know this is not the case. The situation is much worse for racial and ethnic communities who face additional barriers to care and often receive poorer quality of care. In July, NAMI celebrate National Minority Mental Health Awareness…

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Your help is urgently needed to support better enforcement of mental health and substance use parity laws in California!   Yes, again!   The budget process is moving fast, and we are doing our best to stay on top of it.   It just came to our attention that the full Senate Budget Committee will be taking…

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Free Motivational Interviewing Workshop Announced

NAMI San Diego announces, free workshop, ‘Motivational Interviewing” on Saturday June 7, 2014 9am-12pm or 1:30pm-4:30pm.  Spaces are limited so sign up early.  This workshop is designed for individuals with lived experience, family members/friends, mental health professionals and students. Participants will gain an understanding of “evidence-based practices” (motivational interviewing (MI)— trauma sensitive and informed services…

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