NAMI CC Videos

NAMI Contra Costa is dedicated to the education of our community in all matters relating to mental health. We hold many classes and presentations online via Zoom that are recorded for those who are unable to attend in-person or online.


Innovation Program Launch Event Recap

On Thursday, May 30 NAMI Contra Costa held a first of its kind TransformACTIONal faith-based mental health awareness event. We invited a diverse group of Spiritual Leaders & Faith-Based Organizations to the launch of the newly MHSA Innovation funded, Building Mental Health Friendly Communities Together.

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person wearing gloves holding vaccination needle with a sign written "COVID19" in the background.
Special Videos

Vaccinations for the African American Community

An open dialogue about reasons for or against receiving the COVID-19 vaccines. We discuss the reasons for why it is so important for African Americans to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and reduce the gaps in health outcomes.

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When They Don’t Believe They’re III: A Discussion on Anosognosia

When someone rejects a diagnosis of mental illness, it’s tempting to say that he’s “in denial.” But someone with acute mental illness may not be thinking clearly enough to consciously choose denial. They may instead be experiencing “lack of insight” or “lack of awareness.” The formal medical term for this medical condition is anosognosia, from

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Dr. Harold Lewis

Initial kickoff planning meeting with Dr. Harold Lewis, the journey to realizing an African American Holistic Wellness and Resource Hub.

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