NAMI, The National Alliance on Mental Illness has affiliates all over the Country. One affiliate in Los Angeles, NAMI Urban Los Angeles, serves the Central, Mid City, and Southern Areas of Los Angeles, an area that is traditionally underserved with services to the population. Dr. Goodloe and Harold Turner talk about the challenges for their affiliate, and the importance of “faith based” approaches. They are also hosting a 10TH Anniversary Fund Raising Celebration on July 21st! (see link below)
Voter approved Proposition 63 is intended to provide for culturally sensitive training, prevention and early intervention, suicide prevention and stigma reduction, Statewide with California’s many diverse communities. Dr. Cheng discusses the research behind the work.