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NAMI Monterey County Speaker Meeting - Thursday March 12

What is CIT?


NAMI Monterey County will be hosting a public meeting on March 12, 2015 at the Marina Library from 6:00-7:30 PM.

Topic: WHAT IS CIT?

Devin Corpus, Crisis Team Supervisor from Natividad Medical Center, and Chief Michael Kline of the Sand City Police Department will be talking about the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT), what it is, and why it is important to you.

Local agencies will also have support tables on site for the event. Agencies include: Omni Wellness Center, Dual Recovery Anonymous, DBSA Support Group, Prevention and Early Intervention Psychosis, and others.

The Marina Library is located at 190 Seaside Drive in Marina

This event is free to the public. Refreshments will be served.


Upcoming Free classes: Family-to-Family, Peer-to-Peer, Provider Education, starting in May!

NAMI Monterey County will be providing three free courses to the public in the month of May:

Family-to-Family
May 2 - June 6
10:00 AM to 3:30 PM each day
Class will be held in Carmel


Peer-to-Peer
May 14 - July 16
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM each day
Classes will be held at the Integrative Health Care Services building in Marina


Provider Education
May 14, 21, 28 & June 4, 11
1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Class will be held at the Community Foundation Monterey at 2354 Garden Court, Monterey.


To register for any of these classes contact our office to reserve your spot!



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.





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    Is there something you want to say or provide feedback on?
    Send us an email at info@namimonterey.org with your suggestions.


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