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National Alliance on Mental Illness Marin

call 415-444-0480

June 2007

NAMI Marin, Marin’s Voice on Mental Illness 555 Northgate Drive, # 280, San Rafael, CA 94903 Tax deductible annual membership is $40 for a family, $30 for an individual, and $7 for a mental health con- sumer. With your membership you also will receive State and national publications.

Non-Profit Org U.S. Postage Paid San Rafael, CA Permit No. 641

Public General Meeting

Who: CMHS Director Bruce Gurganus with an update on new programs, possi- bilities for using Prop 63 funds, and the Family Partnership Policy. Also, Cio Fer- nandez, MFT, of Health and Human Ser- vices’ Community Health and Prevention, will give a preview of the new H&HS cam- pus in central San Rafael. Looking for feedback on how to improve communica- tions, how to make the new regional cam- pus work best, current services, what services are needed, services to commu- nities, and how to get the information out to the various communities.

When: June 11, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Where: Marin General Hospital, 1st floor Conference Rm., Bon Air Rd., Green- brae .

Postmaster: This Material is Time-related. Address Service Requested

You are invited to the next

FamFest Family Gathering and Dinner

at Pasta Pomodoro Montecito Shopping Center, San Rafael Wednesday, June 6, 6 pm Clients, family, friends, and

For help in a crisis: Call Community Mental Health 24-hour Crisis Line at 415-499-6666. For informa- tion on the mental health system call our office (444-0480) or Roberta English at 331-2975. The Enterprise Resource Center operates a peer- operated Warm Line at 459-6330.

support staff, all welcome! No Host We will order Family Style; soft drinks, $2 extra We have reserved tables to- gether. You do not have to call ahead, walk-ins welcome! However, if you wish to RSVP, call (415) 479-0718 Next up: July 4—Crepevine Aug.1— Bangkok Ex- press Sept. 5— House of Lee

NAMI reaches out at Community Violence Solutions On April 12th, NAMI-Marin had a booth at an educational resource fair and barbecue held in Pickleweed Park sponsored by Community Violence Solutions. This event included music, presentations by com- munity leaders and activists, poetry reading, dancing, workshops for kids, and great food. Staffing the booth were Kim Denn and Marilyn Geary. They distributed newsletters and brochures to attendees and met contacts interested in presentations by the NAMI-Marin Speakers Bureau. Through this event and similar activities, NAMI-Marin is in- creasingly reaching out to the community to raise awareness of our organization’s services.


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