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NAMI Monterey County's Annual Holiday Giving Event - December 8th!
NAMI Monterey County will be hosting its annual Holiday Giving Event on Monday, December 8th, at the Monterey Youth Center.
Every year, NAMI Monterey County purchases items to be given to individuals who are homeless or living in assisted living services. These items are put into care "gift" packages, then distributed to the community. On December 8th, beginning at 6:00 PM, we will be assembling the gift packages.
This event is a fun time for all. It's an opportunity to come together, make new friends, have some snacks, and feel like part of the community as you help us assemble the gifts.
We hope to see you there!
NAMI Monterey County Salinas office now open!
NAMI Monterey County has opened its doors in Salinas! Our new office is located at 339 Pajaro Street. The new office phone number is 831-800-7530, extension 450.
NAMI Monterey County Mission Statement:
NAMI Monterey County offers hope and reduction of stigma associated with mental illness through education, advocacy, service access, and support for families and their loved ones living with mental illness. To this end, the corporation seeks to enhance the quality and fulfillment of their lives through wellness and recovery.
NAMI Monterey County believes in:
Education Education for individuals living with mental illness, their families, and the community is importantant to dispell ignorance and stigma regarding mental illness. We believe that education and information is a vital tool to living with a mental illness.
Advocacy NAMI Monterey believes in improving legislation and benefits for those living with mental illness. We use our voice within the state and federal system to support and improve the quality of life for those who are mentally ill.
Service Access Our mission is to provide up-to-date information for anyone wanting to learn about mental illness. We work closely with other local resources to provide assistance to those in need.
Support NAMI Monterey provides many classes and support groups for family members of a mentally ill person. These classes and support groups allow family members to get the support they need and to know they are not alone.
What can we do for you? We want to hear from you!
We want to hear from the community and ensure we are providing what you need from us. Send us an email and let us know what you would like us to provide in the new year. Whether it is specific speakers at meetings, movie previews, etc...we want to hear from you.