• Message from NAMI Urban Los Angeles

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and for the safety of our community, NAMI Urban Los Angeles has cancelled all our in-person education classes, support groups, meetings, and events until further notice. Our office will also be closed during this time but are still accepting calls and emails as forms of contact. We understand this time may be challenging for many especially those with mental health challenges. If you're in need of mental health resources, please visit our Resources page. Thank you and please continue to stay safe & informed and take care of yourselves & loved ones.

    NAMI Urban Los Angeles Presents Monthly Speaker Night - "Assisted Outpatient Treatment"

    Please join us on Zoom Thursday, July 2nd in welcoming our speaker of the month, Malik Tate, LCSW and Clinical Supervisor with the LA County Department of Mental Health. Registration is required to attend. We look forward to seeing you there!

    See what Events are Happening in the community

    During this pandemic, many organizations, groups, and people in general have found creative ways to bring community together via online events. Check out our community events page to see what events you'd like to support and enjoy!

    NAMI Family Support Group online via Zoom

    Our NAMI Family Support Group is held the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month on Zoom. Please view our virtual calendar below for dates & times. Registration is required, and each session is limited to "10" participants.

    Want to Support NAMI Urban Los Angeles?

    Your monetary contribution will help us continue our mission in supporting our community, individuals, and families affected by mental illness. Thank you for making a difference and helping our organization grow!

    Transition Age Youth (TAY)

    NAMI Urban LA offers goal planning, supported education, supported employment, health and wellness classes, peer mentoring and social activities for Transition Age Youth (TAY).

  • Virtual Support Groups, Classes & Events Calendar

    Until it is safe to return to our in-person programs & events, NAMI Urban Los Angeles will be offering virtual support groups (English & Spanish), classes, and events online using Zoom. To join a Zoom meeting, click the meeting on the below calendar you wish to attend and complete the registration or interest form. Once registration has been approved, you'll be emailed the Zoom meeting invitation. If this is your 1st time using Zoom and want to learn how to join a meeting & how Zoom works, view the info, video tutorials & links below.

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  • What is Zoom & How to Use it

    Zoom is a cloud-based video conferencing service you can use to virtually meet with others - either by video, audio-only or both, all while conducting live chats. A Zoom account is not required to join a meeting as a participant. It is only required if you want to host your own meetings and send invitations to participants.

     

    Ways to join a Zoom meeting:

    • by computer/laptop via the web browser (the web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom meeting);
    • using the "Zoom Client for Meetings" desktop app (download it here);
    • by tablet/smartphone via the free "Zoom Cloud Meetings" app; 
    • by phone if a meeting invite provides call-in numbers;

    How our Zoom meetings are set up:

    • On the day & time of the meeting, click the Zoom invite link that was emailed to you. 
    • Upon arrival, you'll be placed in a waiting room until you're admitted into the meeting by the host. 
    • All participants enter the meeting with their mics on mute and cameras off. If your audio or camera is not working, check your browser's or app's settings to make sure you gave Zoom permission to use your device's camera and mic/audio.
    • To reduce background noise, please keep your mics on mute until otherwise needed or instructed. If possible, use headphones... this will greatly improve your voice quality in a meeting. To learn more about Zoom, feel free to visit the links and watch the video tutorials below.

    To learn more, visit Zoom's Help Center for tutorials, videos, and info.

  • Zoom Tutorial Videos

    These 2 videos will walk you through how to join a Zoom video conference meeting using Windows/Mac on a computer or laptop (video #1) and a mobile device (video #2).

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