Forrest Kingsbury Werner, IV
Memorial Fund
June 24, 1992 - March 10, 2015
"During the summer
The sea, she is my only lover
Although there may be other distractions
She is the true source of my attraction"
- Forrest Kingsbury Werner, IV
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NAMI Orange County
1810 E. 17th St.
Santa Ana, CA 92705

12-Class course for family members who have an adult relative living with mental illness.  Upcoming classes will begin as follows:
City Day Start Date Language
Laguna Beach Thursday Evenings March 26 English
Lake Forest Saturday mornings April 11 English
Click Here for online application
We are now enrolling for our Family to Family Classes in SPANISH (Español), VIETNAMESE (VIET) and KOREAN (???)
NAMI Family-to-Family is an educational course for family,caregivers and friends of 
individuals living with mental illness. Perhaps most importantly, as a participant you 
can gain comfort in knowing you are not alone. Recovery is a journey and there is hope 
for all families and individuals dealing with a mental illness. The in-person group 
experience of NAMI Family-to-Family provides the opportunity for mutual support and 
positive impact. You can experience compassion and reinforcement from people who relate 
to your experiences. Through your participation, you have the opportunity to help others 
grow! Come and join us.
For more information about the program please click here for Español, VIET and ???.
Next Familiy to Familiy (in all languages) and Mano a Mano (Spanish) classes are set for January 2015. We are accepting Applications Now!
Contact Multicultural Program Coordinator TO APPLY:
Melissa Garzén
714-544-8488 ext 110
"Ending the Silence" is a high school education program that educates Freshman about the symptoms and behaviors of the major mental illnesses.  
We are currently recruiting candidates to present the PowerPoint of the symptoms and behaviors of the major mental illnesses and clients to share their stories of hope & recovery in living with a psychiatric diagnoses.
Please contact Kristen Pankratz to apply and interview.
Trained speakers earn $30 for each presentation they conduct.


NAMI-OC has been dedicated to continually building our programs, outreach and advocacy efforts and working to discover innovative new ways to serve all persons affected by mental illness. NAMI-OC is YOU ... our members, who are truly responsible for making our growth possible.
If you are not yet a member, we invite you to join. Just download the membership form below and return it to NAMI Orange County. Be sure to complete all of your contact information so we can include you in our community events invitation lists and e-newsletter.


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Calendar of Activities by the Month - April 2015
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The Volunteer Orientation days have been cancelled. However, applications are still being accepted. Please email, snail mail, or drop off application at the NAMI-OC Office.