NAMI California is a grass roots organization of families and individuals whose lives have been affected by serious mental illness. We advocate for lives of quality and respect, without discrimination and stigma, for all our constituents. We provide leadership in advocacy, legislation, policy development, education and support throughout California.
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NAMI California is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization of 76 affiliated groups with a total membership of over 14,000. It is a statewide advocacy group of families, friends, recovering persons with mental illness and professionals who are dedicated to improving the care, treatment, rehabilitation and status of people with mental illness and the pursuit of cures through research.
NAMI California is the leading organization of individuals working with mutual respect to provide help, hope and health for those affected by serious mental illness.
NAMI California is dedicated to the strengthening of local grass roots organizations. We provide updated information and support to local affiliates and are here to help organize new affiliates. NAMI California has 71 local affiliates and represents 19,000 people to the California Legislature and Governor on mental illness issues. NAMI California educates families, professionals and the public about the recent explosion of scientific evidence that shows serious mental illnesses are neurobiological brain disorders. NAMI California works to provide a strong, coherent system that offers a continuum of care for the persistent, long-term needs of people with mental illness. NAMI California advocates for increased research to uncover causes and new, effective treatments. NAMI California strives to eradicate stigma.
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