San Fernando Valley Alliance on Mental Illness

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We are glad you have found us. If you or your loved one suffers from a major mental illness, we can help.

NAMI-SFV ( National Alliance on Mental Illness, San Fernando Valley ) mission is to provide FREE education, support and advocacy to anyone impacted by mental illness in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys.
We understand that coping with mental illness can be overwhelming.
We know. We’ve been there. We can help!


For many of us, finding NAMI-SFV was the beginning of hope and recovery. NAMI-SFV provides hope and help through education, support and advocacy.
Want to help? Check out volunteer opportunities.

 

NAMI San Fernando Valley is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by mental illness.

With your support and generosity, we are able to continue our many programs.

These include:Family to Family classes, Peer to Peer programs, Expert Speaker meeting, Family Support groups, Recommended reading/lending library Resources, E-newsletter, printed newsletter with resource guide, and this website.

We also have Health Fairs and other outreach events throughout the greater San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valley to make the community aware of the important services and resources we provide FREE OF CHARGE to our community.

 

Mental Health Commision Public Announcement

On January 13, 2015, the Board directed the Chief Executive Office, County Counsel and the Department of Human Resources, in conjunction with the Departments of Health Services, Public Health, and Mental Health to report back in 60 days on the benefits, drawbacks, proposed structure, implementation steps, and timeframe for the creation of a single unified health agency. This report is a draft of the response to this board motion.

Please read public announcement to learn more and let your voice be heard.

 

Say It Out Loud for Youth and Young Adults‏

One in five teens lives with a mental health condition and yet more than half are not getting the help they need. Stigma remains a huge barrier to teens seeking help. Suicide is a risk and many cite fear of negative perceptions as a major factor in choosing not to speak up.

Say It Out Loud is a free tool that NAMI has developed for youth faith communities and civic organizations to encourage conversations about mental health with teens and young adults. Check out the Say It Out Loud Video

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San Fernando Valley Alliance on Mental Illness    |    Website: http://www.namisanfernandovalley.org
Mailing Address: AMI, 14545 Sherman Circle, Van Nuys, CA 91405
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