NAMI Temecula Valley Monthly Forum

The Assistance League Thrift Shop
Large Meeting Room
28720 Vía Montezuma
Temecula, CA 92590

Third Wednesday of every month
6:00-8:00 pm

November 15th  - Special Guest Speaker Mr. Rick Algarin

Topic:

Conservatorship

What does it mean? 

Is it better for a family member, the state, or someone else to be your loved ones conservator?


Rick Algarin is the Mental Health Peer Policy and Planning Specialist and Family Advocate Program Manager for Riverside University-Health System - Behavioral Health. He has worked for the Family Advocate Program for 4 years and prior to that  Rick was a Family Advocate Volunteer for two years. Rick is a member of NAMI and a Family to Family teacher for both English and Spanish classes.

As the Family Advocate Program Manager, his job responsibilities take him county wide. He oversees a department of 9 Senior Family Advocates and over 30 Family Advocates throughout the county of Riverside. Rick’s staff works with families who’s loved ones with a mental illness have entered the judicial system, Long Term Care, Public Guardianship and those that have dual diagnosis, severe mental illness, substance use addictions and our veterans with mental health challenges. Rick understands the importance of education, support and assisting families to find the resources they need to better assist their loved ones.
    
Rick will be providing a presentation and answering questions on all issues surrounding conservatorship in Riverside County.



November 16th  6:30 - 7:30 pm
 Special 2018 Mental Health Forum Speaker Planning Commitee.

All are invited to participate in next years forum speaker selections. Now is the time to voice your opinions on what topics you would like to hear about. We look forward to your ideas!  

December 20th  - 'An Evening In Sicily' Fundraising Planning Commitee 

Happy Holidays!! 

From 6 to 7 pm we will have our share group.

For those interested in helping to plan and fundraise for our big January event 'An Evening In Sicily' we welcome you to stay from 7 to 8 pm.