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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January Affiliate Meeting

January Affiliate Meeting January 11, 2016 6:00 pm Consumer Family Learning Center 5121 Stockdale Hwy. Bakersfield, CA 93309   PRESENTER:  Carol Bowman TOPIC: Social Security Disability   The topic continues to come up at our educational meetings and classes about the limitations to work, how to file for and other...

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NAMI Walk 2015 Update

We have just gone over the $50,000.00 mark and donations continue to come in.  Walk day on October 17, 2015 was so gratifying and everyone of the over 500 who attended had such a great time.  We had 33 teams and out of those teams we had 8 "Gladiator Teams";...

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Walk Information Event

NAMI KERN COUNTY NEEDS GLADIATORS Join us for our Walk Information Event and learn how you can help to FIX the issues of Mental Illness in Kern County!! Don't miss this FREE event! Join us on Monday June 15, 2015, 6-7:30 pm at Good Samaritan Hospital gymnasium, 5201 White Lane,...

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NAMI Walks

NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research. NAMI affiliates and volunteer leaders work in local communities across the country to raise awareness and...

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