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News Item 1: Call to Action - Laura's Law needs your support!

The Laura's Law legislation put forth by Supervisor Mark Farrell's office, which will fully implement Laura's Law in San Francisco, is scheduled to be voted upon at the Board of Supervisors level on July 8th, 2014.

What can you do? Email your letters of support to the Board of Supervisors. 

Please email your letter to all seven supervisors:

• Eric Mar at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
• David Chiu at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
• Jane Kim at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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• John Avalos at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thank you!

 

News Item 2: Upcoming Family-to-Family Classes

Family-to-Family is a free, 12-week course for families, partners and friends of individuals with serious mental illness taught by more than 3,500 trained NAMI family members and caregivers of individuals living with mental illness. Find a class that fits your schedule and sign up today!

Schedule of upcoming classes

News Item 3: July 16 General Meeting

July 16General Meeting

Joshua Woolley, MD/PhD. Presentation on ways to improve social deficits in patients with schizophrenia using cognitive training and/or intranasal oxytocin. Oxytocin is a hormone that is naturally produced by the body, and our recent studies have shown it improves social cognition. http://woolleylab.ucsf.edu/

5:30pm-6:30pm: Light refreshments and socializing 
6:30pm-8:00pm: Presentation 

St. Francis Memorial Hospital, 900 Hyde Street Lower Level Room C

 

Does someone you love have a mental illness?

NAMI San Francisco is one of more than 1,100 affiliates of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, known by its acronym NAMI.

With some 200,000 members, NAMI is the nation's largest grassroots, volunteer organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with severe mental illnesses through advocacy and education efforts.  We understand that mental illness deeply affects whole families; not just the person with an illness.

Donate to NAMI SFPrograms - Free Education ClassesHelp Line 415-905-6264

 

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