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News Item 1: Starting January 2015 New Saturday Support Group

NAMI's Family Support Group at Kaiser French

Starting in January 2015, we will be adding a support group meeting on the 3rd Saturday of the month to our Saturday support group series at Kaiser. Led by Pam Polos, this support group will now be held every 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Saturday of every month. Support group meetings start at 10:30am and are held in Room 3 at Kaiser French Campus (4141 Geary St.). Contact Pam Polos at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or our NAMI offices for more information. 
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News Item 2: Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) Update

After passage in July, Laura's Law, now called AOT (Assisted Outpatient Treatment) a city-wide implementation committee was formed with input from NAMI SF, the DA's office, the Public Defender's office, and multiple other key agencies like the BHC, Housing Authority, SF Health Dep, etc. The work product of that effort was an Implementation Plan that has been approved by the City Attorney's Office. This plan goes to the Mental Health Board for review this month. 

AOT Fact Sheet



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