Schizophrenia Facts

Schizophrenia is a chronic and severe mental disorder that affects how a person thinks, feels, and behaves. People with schizophrenia may seem like they have lost touch with reality. Although schizophrenia is not as common as other mental disorders, the symptoms can be very disabling. Symptoms of schizophrenia usually start...

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Changing the Way Others See Mental Health

We Believe We believe mental illnesses are brain disorders.We see the person not the illness.We reject stigma in ourselves and others.We forgive ourselves and reject guilt.We embrace humor as healthy.We expect a better future in a realistic way.We will never give up hope! Mental health conditions cost the economy an...

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February General Meeting

 NAMI General Membership Meeting Upcoming Event! NAMI General Membership Meeting Special Presentation by State Department of Rehabilitation Monday, February 13, 2017 at 6pm  5121 Stockdale Hwy, Suite 150A, Bakersfield, CA 93309 All General Membership Meetings are Open to the Public Don't forget to shop at "AmazonSmile" and help NAMI Kern...

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July General Meeting

JOIN US! July 18, 2016 6:00 pm Consumer Family Learning Center 5121 Stockdale Hwy. Bakersfield, CA 93309 JULY PRESENTATION Rhonda Starr with Garden Pathways will speak on Behavioral Health. NAMI Kern will also be providing updated "My Family Member Has Been Arrested, What do I do Now? and Medication Forms.

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May Affiliate Meeting

JOIN US! May 16, 2016 6:00 pm Consumer Family Learning Center 5121 Stockdale Hwy. Bakersfield, CA 93309 Scheduled for May is a presentation by  Kern Linkage on  Jail Mental Health Services NAMI Kern will also be providing updated "My Family Member Has Been Arrested, What do I do Now? and Medication...

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