This website is a complimentary information service provided by NAMI, National Alliance on Mental Illness Ventura County, a non-profit corporation, incorporated within the State of California. NAMI Ventura County is a local affiliate of NAMI California and NAMI, National Alliance on Mental Illness. The views expressed here are solely those of NAMI Ventura County unless otherwise noted.

This website is designed to be a convenience to users, with the express condition that users agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this User Agreement. NAMI Ventura County reserves the right to change the User Agreement terms and conditions at any time, and you must consult the most recent version of this User Agreement each time that you visit our Web site. Use of the NAMI Ventura County Web site constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions included below.

Limitation of Liability

You agree that you will hold harmless NAMI Ventura County and its officers, directors, employees, and volunteers from all claims arising out of or related to your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, this Web site or the information contained in this Web site or other Web sites to which it is linked. You also agree that NAMI Ventura County or the contributors of information to this Web site shall NOT be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on information provided on the NAMI Ventura County web site or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

Disclaimer on Professional Advice

The information available on and through the Web site is presented in summary form as a supplement to, and NOT as a substitute for, the knowledge, skill, and judgment of qualified psychiatrists, psychologists, physicians and health care professionals. The information on has been obtained from sources believed to be accurate and reliable. However, 
NAMI Ventura County makes no warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of this information. Should you have any health, medical or disability questions or concerns, please consult a physician or other health care professional. Information accessed on or through is neither complete nor exhaustive and does not cover all disabilities, diseases, illnesses, and physical conditions or their management or treatment.

Information accessed on and through is provided “AS IS” and without warranty, express or implied, including, but not limited to, any implied warranty of merchantability or of fitness for a particular purpose. The information provided on the NAMI Ventura County Web site is provided for general information only.

Disclaimer of Warranty

NAMI Ventura County makes no warranties of any kind concerning this Web site, including but not limited to any warranty of accuracy, completeness, currency, reliability, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, or any warranty that these pages, or the server that makes them available, are free of viruses or other harmful elements, and such warranties are expressly disclaimed.


You understand that the opinions and recommendations included in this Web site are not necessarily those of NAMI Ventura County or endorsed by NAMI California. NAMI Ventura County may provide links to other Web sites, which are not under the control of NAMI Ventura County. These links are included as a convenience to you and are not intended as an endorsement by NAMI Ventura County of the organization or individual operating the Web site.

Usage of Content

Unless otherwise indicated, all information contained on the NAMI Ventura County web site, including – but not limited to — text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips is proprietary to NAMI Ventura County and may not be copied, reproduced, transmitted, displayed, distributed or otherwise used in whole or in part in any manner without NAMI Ventura County’s prior permission, except that the user may make such temporary copies in a single computer’s RAM and hard drive cache as are necessary to browse the Web site, and the user may make one permanent printout of each page of the Web site to be used by the user for personal and noncommercial uses which do not harm the reputation of NAMI Ventura County, NAMI California or NAMI National.


NAMI California is a registered service mark of NAMI California.

NAMI, NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program, Provider Education Program, In Our Own Voice, Parents and Teachers as Allies, Ending the Silence . . . Mental Illnesses are Brain Disorders, and other marks are registered service marks of NAMI.


This Web site (excluding linked sites) is controlled by NAMI Ventura County, with local affiliate offices in Camarillo and state headquarters in Sacramento, California, in the United States of America. It can be accessed from all 50 states, as well as from other locations around the world. Each of these locations has laws that may differ from those of California. Therefore, by accessing this Web site both you and NAMI Ventura County agree that the statutes and laws of California, without regard to principles of conflicts of law in California or elsewhere, shall apply to all matters arising from or relating to use of this Web site. You and NAMI Ventura County also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the state and/or federal courts located closest in proximity to the NAMI affiliate’s office should any matter arise related to NAMI Ventura County or NAMI California.


The public areas of (i.e. those areas accessible without signing in to the site) are accessible to all users. Areas requiring a sign-in may be restricted as needed by age, membership and appropriateness as per the Terms Of Use for that page.

Email Policy

NAMI Ventura County email and the email system is for official use. NAMI Ventura County automatically screens all email received and sent by the system. Email messages and files may be stored, printed, deleted or forwarded as needed at the discretion of NAMI Ventura County.

NAMI Ventura County automatically deletes unwanted email WITHOUTnotifying sender or recipient. Messages containing solicitations, profanity, racial or sexual references and/or attached files in .GIF, .EXE, .VBS formats are automatically and permanently deleted without notice.

Graphic files e.g., .gif, .jpg, etc. should be sent in a ZIP file format. Contact NAMI Ventura County at 818-994-6747 to resolve any problems with email.