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NAMI San Francisco @NAMISF San Francisco, California

The mission of NAMI San Francisco is to provide education, resources and emotional support for families and those affected by mental illness.

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We have 2 Peer-to-Peer classes beginning in April! Contact Laura@namisf.org to register or learn more!We recommend listening to this very powerful Fresh Air interview with a father of two sons with schizophrenia: https://t.co/dIa7KQdyGEOur next Family-to-Family class begins on April 6th at Silver Avenue Family Health Center! Contact Laura@namisf.org to register!
3/22
2017
Our next Family-to-Family class begins on February 4th at Sunset Mental Health! Contact Laura@namisf.org to register or learn more!
1/25
2016
Please join us this Saturday (12/17) for our family support group and sibling support group at Kaiser! https://t.co/CRRiPcUzQXJoin us for our last Connection Recovery support group of 2016 on Thursday, 12/15 at 6pm! https://t.co/fxbvvKFlc5
12/12
2016
Interested in learning more about our Family/Peer Support Specialist Webinar Training program? Contact laura@namisf.org to learn more!
11/21
2016
Join us tomorrow morning for our family support group and sibling support group at Kaiser French Campus: https://t.co/CRRiPcUzQX
11/18
2016
Join us tomorrow evening for our connection recovery support group! https://t.co/fxbvvKFlc5
11/16
2016
Strong #mentalhealth story about @NCAA athletes on @NBC BayAreas news, @vickydnguyen Can u tweet link? #IWILLLISTEN @NAMI_NYC @NAMISF
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8/10
2016
@PsychTimes @UCSFPsychiatry We are so excited to be part of this great program!
6/13
2016
Novel use of peer mentors to reduce inpatient psychiatry recidivism:@NAMISF is piloting this @UCSFPsychiatry at ZSFG https://t.co/MQXg8zT5tz
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6/7
2016
Mentors reduce return trips for #mentalhealth patients. via @vcolliver https://t.co/mkuQeZcRNK https://t.co/jiK64s4PtC
Retweeted by NAMI San FranciscoA low-cost/low-tech way to reduce psych readmissions, help patients and lower mental health costs: https://t.co/Hg7PDIuxc4 via @sfchronicle
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6/6
2016
NAMI SF and other local affiliates are hard at work addressing repeated psychiatric hospitalizations https://t.co/R7ajQw2ct6 @sfchronicle
6/4
2016
I gave to @NAMISF for #SVGives because its #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth and I love my brother! #fightstigma https://t.co/lermYH25wy
Retweeted by NAMI San FranciscoToday is #SVGives! Help us reach our fundraising goal to fight for #mentalhealth https://t.co/til5R6hE4W
5/3
2016
"Leave Jake Lloyd alone: We need compassion for mental illness, not snark" https://t.co/aPt82OMiDL @MatthewRozsa #stigma
4/12
2014
Did you miss the @amystanden series on schizophrenia? See more on KQED http://t.co/B6jdXOE5pm and NPR morning edition http://t.co/2nfPoFtXz3
10/21
2014
"Our problem is not healthcare, it's the fight for mental healthcare." ~ @HowieMandel #mentalhealth #mhsm #mhchat #quotes #robinwilliams
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8/12
2014
It's #feelgoodfriday! What are your plans for the weekend? We hope you have a great one! @MentalHealthSF just announced their new Mental Health Peer-Run Warm Line! Call the warm line at 1-855-845-7415. http://t.co/KFedV8FgRJ
8/8
2014
Happy Thursday! It's almost the weekend - we hope you've had a wonderful week! http://t.co/cH1HSs5ssBThanks to @NYDailyNews for bringing attention to a minority whose struggles with mental illness are rarely addressed. http://t.co/W0Ztj2JeMz
8/7
2014
"Treatment of depression alone may not be sufficient to reduce suicide rates among the elderly." http://t.co/zo91lpbrkY @nytimesSome mid-week inspiration for you! What small steps have you taken recently? http://t.co/VhANiG5Fdy
8/6
2014
Thanks for sharing, @NAMICommunicate! "Never in a million years did I believe that I would make it to my graduation" http://t.co/t7RSETTVJFThanks to @BC2M for sharing this @NYMag article on their FB page. Powerful read about children of depressed parents. http://t.co/0nqHwliEKU
8/5
2014
Catherine Zeta-Jones, @adamlevine, @howiemandel & @DrewBarrymore are all successful ppl w/ a mental illness http://t.co/v3zetVltUB #notaloneIt's #mentalhealthmonday again! This morning, check out the new addition to KQED's segment on schizophrenia: http://t.co/6WkDnRQMrH
8/4
2014
It's #feelgoodfriday! We hope you had a great week - do you have any exciting weekend plans? http://t.co/6kqoOpA667On our schedule today at the @namicalifornia Conference: a keynote speech by Mariel Hemingway, followed by tons of interesting workshops!
8/1
2014
Tomorrow is August 1st! Stay tuned for more updates from the NAMI CA Conference, more articles on mental health, & more support groups!Thanks to @NAMICommunicate for sharing this little bit of inspiration. Keep surfing those waves! http://t.co/jL5pMSJu3v
7/31
2014
Away we go! NAMI SF is taking on Orange County this week for the NAMI California conference! Stay tuned for updates! http://t.co/409k6NgGDLJuly's almost over! We've seen the vote to enact Laura's Law & continue to make great progress in our support groups! http://t.co/1WAuxbx5zwThanks to @thinkprogress for this article on the abuse that homeless women with mental illnesses face: http://t.co/7pYzV5OJ0n
7/30
2014
"New research suggests schizophrenia unfolds much more slowly than might be obvious, even to families." http://t.co/YTppk0N1kK @PREPSFWe wanted to start off the day by congratulating our largest Peer-to-Peer class yet on their graduation today! We're so proud of you!!
7/29
2014
How was your weekend? It may be Monday, but stay tuned this week for helpful updates on NAMI SF support groups! http://t.co/my1FVg0KLxWhile you're getting going this morning, check out this article from @Slate on struggles of dating w/ mental illness: http://t.co/g6D3rniTwe
7/28
2014
Friday night - finally!! If you need a boost tomorrow, join us at our Support Group at Kaiser Hospital from 10:30-12. Have a great weekend!
7/25
2014
It's #ThankfulThursday! The weather is beautiful and the weekend is almost here... what are you thankful for? http://t.co/n9DtyojwV2Check out this article by @TheAtlantic, suggesting some schizophrenic people find hearing voices helpful. Thoughts? http://t.co/CMyuY8zwYn
7/24
2014
How much news are you watching? @NPR explains what happens when you watch too much: http://t.co/tzuLdcoyRO #wellnesswednesday #mentalhealthGood morning! It's always nice to start the day with a healthy reminder. Thanks to @HealthyPlace for this one! http://t.co/QRnhSWsnNX
7/23
2014
Don't forget! Our SF General support group for family members, caregivers & friends is tonight from 5:15-6:45. We hope to see you there!Sometimes @BuzzFeed posts some pretty powerful articles! Thanks to @NAMICommunicate for sharing this one: http://t.co/XCgb1QJWmX
7/22
2014
Could you take a picture of yourself every day for 6 1/2 yrs? Meet Rebecca Brown, a young filmmaker w/ mental illness http://t.co/YDQgrhNiCXGood morning! Check out this great article on SF Firefighters seeking better funding for mental health services: http://t.co/i27sJ2xPGj
7/21
2014
It's #feelgoodfriday! The #SF weather forecast is looking good - how will you be spending your weekend? http://t.co/tUfpmy4trXThis July we've been celebrating #MinorityMentalHealth Month. Last week @nned_net held a great webinar on the topic: http://t.co/P3D4CZcGzj
7/18
2014
Living with Bipolar consists of much more than mood swings. Here's a podcast on how Bipolar Disorder works http://t.co/6AkfXdgMf6In light of Woolley's presentation, we found that this quote was most appropriate to share today. Give someone a hug! http://t.co/ELrwPH8Ih5Thank you to everyone who came to our General Meeting yesterday; it was great to see you all! A big thanks to presenter Joshua Woolley, too!
7/17
2014
Don't forget! We hope to see you tonight at our general meeting, happening at 5:30 at St. Francis!Our monthly general meeting is tonight at St. Francis, featuring a presentation by Joshua Woolley! More info at http://t.co/uzBqt5xz0J.
7/16
2014
Happy Tuesday! Don't forget to come to our support group for family members, caregivers and friends tonight @ SF General, 5:15-6:45!"You don't have to be an expert to talk about mental health." Great video by @TimetoChange on an important topic. http://t.co/OxeFD2jBuM
7/15
2014
"When I can take my pain and turn it into something beautiful, it makes everything worthwhile." http://t.co/MIUZBZIMUz #mentalhealthmondayBusy week here! Aside from support groups, Wed. is our General Monthly Meeting, & Thurs. we're speaking @ Alice Griffith Opportunity Center!
7/14
2014
Getting enough sleep, eating healthy & exercising: here are some strategies for reducing anxiety http://t.co/YSCqDMWAv0 #FeelGoodFridayNAMI reports 80% unemployment rate amongst individuals receiving public mental health services in the US. http://t.co/wXzrjzHDsK
7/11
2014
Should med schools train every student on how to spot early signs of mental illness? @TakePart addresses the question http://t.co/uC7Hcz57FIFascinating infographic on youth mental health from Young Minds Advocacy! http://t.co/FyB1ghamXR
7/10
2014
You matter! In honor of #wellnesswednesday, what is one thing that you like about yourself? #youmatter http://t.co/mwSBYOhiNpThe SF Board of Supervisors voted 9-2 to enact Laura's Law last night. We're so happy to see our city take this step! http://t.co/qKM93FcQuj
7/9
2014
"Is there anyone who cares about my health?" Yes, there is! You are #notalone http://t.co/jjhrJxKKiHIt's Tuesday, and you know what that means: our Support Group for family members, caregivers, & friends is tonight at 5:15 at SF General!
7/8
2014
Are you participating in the #mentalhealthmatters campaign? Join @UN in working to #endthestigma http://t.co/0am0oqyRSb #mentalhealthmonday"We need to change how we help those who are clearly suffering, & who cannot help themselves." @SFGate on Laura's Law http://t.co/NPjFkB873pIn following @USATODAY's coverage of mental healthcare, we wanted to share some reader opinions with you: http://t.co/IKBktTwfpb. Thoughts?Good morning! We hope you're feeling rested and relaxed from the long weekend!
7/7
2014
It's #feelgoodfriday and the 4th of July! How are you celebrating Independence Day? Have a safe and relaxing weekend, everyone!
7/4
2014
“Even though you’re aware that it may not be anything dangerous, your body still goes through the response.” http://t.co/jNib3lj5SH #ptsdHere's the other part to the great @USATODAY article we posted last week! #mentalhealth http://t.co/5pOHDDYuP5
7/3
2014
Yum! For #wellnesswednesday, here's a Mango Guacamole recipe from @KPShare that is sure to satisfy your taste buds! http://t.co/uRjsCslcPs"Because he does not think he is sick, voluntary treatment is not an option." A moving article on mental illness: http://t.co/PbZNrVVAYeThanks to @namicalifornia for sharing this on their FB page. Never forget how #strong you are! #wellnesswednesday http://t.co/Xwcq1YtQs6
7/2
2014

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