Category Archives: Consumer

Lived Experience Academy is back

The Lived Experience Academy is training consumers and family members to share their recovery stories in order to empower themselves and others, educate the health system and dispel stigma. Dinner will be provided at every session and those who complete the academy will be awarded a cash stipend. To participate, candidates must complete and return applications to Lee Harrison by Thursday, February 22. Please share the information below with family and friends who may be interested.

Lived Experience Academy Final

February 1 – NAMI Supported Housing Advocacy Forum

The National Alliance on Mental Illness San Mateo County (NAMI SMC), will be hosting their quarterly advocacy forum on February 1 at 5:30 p.m. This quarter’s meeting topic is “getting creative about supported housing business models and funding.” If you or a loved one deal with serious mental health challenges, then stop by for food, conversation, ideas and possible solutions.

When: Thursday, February 1, 2018, Dinner at 5:30 p.m., Panel Speaks 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, 1300 El Camino Real, San Mateo

Questions?
Cindy Robbins-Roth, Edgewood: cynthiar@edgewood.org, 415-725-0755
Leanna Harper, Caminar: leannah@caminar.org, 650-393-8976
Helene Zimmerman, NAMI SMC: hzimmer@namisanmateo.org, 650-638-0800

 

Release: Jan. 31 Affordable Health Coverage Deadline

covered californiaWith just two weeks until the January 31 deadline to sign up for health insurance through Covered California, an estimated 29,000 San Mateo County residents still do not have health insurance and may qualify for financial help. The health system is encouraging all county residents to enroll in affordable health coverage. Check out the news release for more information.

There will be free health coverage enrollments, along with a presentation on health coverage programs for all immigrants in California at the Health Coverage for All forum on January 28.

 

 

 

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