• NAMI'S "Family and Friends" Program

    Saturday, May 4, 2019

    Time: 9:00 - 1:30 pm
    Chinese Christian Church of Thousand Oaks
    218 W. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

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    NAMI's "Family & Friends" is a free, 4-hour program that informs and supports family members, partners, friends and significant others who have loved ones with a mental health condition. Participants learn about diagnoses, treatment, recovery, communication strategies, crisis preparation and NAMI resources. "Family and Friends" leaders are also family members and know what it is like to have a loved one with a mental health condition.    

Enlighten Mental Health

Caregivers of Mentally Ill (COMI) Community Support Group

Next Meeting: Monday, April 8, 2019  (Meets every 2nd and 4th Monday) 

7:30 pm at CCCTO Library

Chinese Christian Church of Thousand Oaks

218 W. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360


The purpose of this support group is to share our stories and struggles, to give and receive comfort along with encouragement, and to receive God’s peace and hope. Our aim is to have a more positive, joyful life despite challenges of mental illness. It is a place to share and listen.

 

Everyone who has a family or friend facing mental health challenges is invited to come to COMI. 


For comments or questions, email enlighten.seminar@gmail.com


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Recent research reveals that one out of every four adults and one out of every five youth will experience mental illness as a part of their lives. This translates to over 200,000 people in Ventura County alone! Though this number is staggering, there is genuine hope and help.


The Enlighten Mental Health Seminar is for individuals and families affected by mental illness, churches and their leaders, and anyone who has a heart to walk with others from mental illness towards mental health.  Stay tune for the next Seminar in 2019.


Jesus said: "I am the Light of the world. Whoever follows Me  will never walk in darkness, but will have the Light of life."  (John 8:12)


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Our Mission is to educate, encourage, and enlighten individuals and families facing the realities of mental illness.

  • enlighten

    We will enlighten people with resources and action items so that they can address their needs to achieve mental health and wellness.

  • Encourage

    We will encourage through empathy, friendship and support groups. We will do this in an environment of faith and hope, believing that God loves us.

  • educate

    We will educate by teaching about the causes and effects of brain diseases to help equip people to understand how to achieve mental health. We will also seek to remove the stigma of mental illness, its myths and misunderstandings.