At the heart of NAMI’s mission is our ‘grassroots’ and the sharing of information with people living with mental illness, their families, friends, mental health professionals and the general public.

 

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

NATIONAL NAMI RESOURCES

LEGAL RESOURCES

Laura's Law: 661-635-2997 or 844-360-8250 (toll free)

 

JAILS:

My Family Member Has Been Arrested, What Do I Do? A step-by-step guide to help families cope with the criminal justice system in Kern County when a family member who suffers from a brain disorder (Mental Illness) is arrested. Inmate Medication Information Form A one page form to help families provide medication information to the criminal justice system in Kern County when a family member who suffers from a brain disorder (Mental Illness) is arrested.

PRISONS:

The Inmate Mental Health Information Form is provided for downloading below. Print and complete the form and either fax it or mail it to North Kern State Prison. North Kern County Prison Inmate Mental Health Information Form - English North Kern County Prison Inmate Mental Health Information Form - Spanish

FAMILY MEMBERS:

Information Provided By Family Member for a Child form was developed to provide a mechanism to communicate their child's mental health history.

Information Provided By Family Member for an Adult form was developed to provide a mechanism to communicate an adult's mental health history.