THE TEN COMMANDMENTS OF PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION
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Presentation by Robert Paul Liberman, M.D.
NAMI Ventura County General Meeting
March 9, 2010
These two informational guides were written by NAMI volunteers based on their own personal experience to help families navigate the system. We are not attorneys, and this is not intended as a substitute for professional legal advice.
My Family Member With a Mental Illness Has Been Arrested - Information Guide
Inmate Mental Health Information Form - For Ventura County Jail
Information for Other Counties - From NAMI California
Financial Assistance - Disability and Medical
Benefits - Disability and Medical - Information regarding SSI, Medical and Medicare.
Social Security Fact Sheets - Prepared by the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
Prescription Assistance Programs - A coalition of biopharmaceutical research companies, doctors, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations, and community groups have come together to form the Partnership for Prescription Assistance -- the largest private-sector program to help qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or private program that is right for them.
Legal Support through NAMI National
The NAMI Legal Center advocates on behalf of individuals with severe mental illness and their families.
Need to find legal aid in your area?
Special Needs Estate Planning Guidance System
Comprehensive information on Special Needs Estate Planning.
Planned Lifetime Assistance Program
PLAN programs were developed to meet the needs of families who are actively planning for the future of an adult child with a disability.
Summaries of recent federal and state court cases of importance to people with mental illnesses, their families and advocates.
Inmate Mental Health Information Form (PDF File)