Information on Laura’s Law Implementation in OC

Laura’s Law is a California state law that allows for court-ordered assisted outpatient treatment or forced anti-psychotics in most cases for those who strictly meet the legal criteria. On May 13, 2014 the Orange County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution to implement Laura’s Law.  This law provides court-ordered treatment for persons with severe…

Educational Meetings October and November

  NAMI Orange County Education Meetings Santa Ana Huntington Beach      “HOARDING”   A Collaborative Effort to Help People  Live Safely in their Homes”     Speaker Kathy Raphael, MSW       Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 6:00 pm       Trinity United Presbyterian 13922 Prospect Ave. (Corner of Prospect & 17th…

NAMI OC wants to Thank You All!

Thank you to everyone who participated, contributed and volunteered to this year’s 10th Annual NAMIWalks. We are overjoyed with the turn-out, we guesstimate over 2,250 in attendance. We hope you liked the new location. We found venue to be quite spacious to accommodate our growing walk. We would like to extend a special thank you…

NAMI OC present at Gay Days at Disneyland

NAMI OC had the pleasure to attend the Gay Days event at Disneyland this past Saturday October 4, 2014. The event promoted equality and breaking barriers but also fun! Many families and friends participated in the event and everyone wore red. NAMI was well received and people was glad that we were present to give…