1st Spring Fashion Show

Fashion show 

As May is Mental Health month, what better way to kick off our celebration than with the Circle of Friends’ 1st Spring Fashion Show held at the center.
Several of the peers participated by modeling clothes which were donated by staff members and

Genesis AME Church, Suisun City.

This was an opportunity for the ladies to be empowered to let their fierceness be shown with confidence while walking the red carpet.
With the help of

Ruby Davis, Homeless to Successful Program, the women were treated to hair and makeup styling.

At the closing of the show, the women were given the outfits they modeled for the day and a small token of appreciation.  They were so excited and look forward to the next one.

Special thank you to those who participated:

Ruby Davis, Hair/Makeup Artist

Sandra Bolden, Mistress of Ceremonies

Nathan Hooper, Soloist

Denise Coleman, Photographer

Models:  Annette Green, Theresa Theard, Phildrea Madison, Londa Anderson, Gin Rose, Stacy Lopez and James Keller

Katrina Morrow

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NAMI Walk – 2016

IMAG1824 IMAG1826 IMAG1828 IMAG1830 IMAG1833 IMAG1837 IMAG1840 IMAG1843May 7,2016 –  The Circle will Walk –

The Circle  Nami Walk Team 

Our team name is:

The Circle Fairfield, California

We will walk in

NAMIWALKS NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

SATURDAY, MAY 7TH, 2016

WILLIAM LAND PARK SACRAMENTO, CA

SUPPORT OUR TEAM AT: click>   Donate to Our Team

We will walk in the NAMIWalks Northern California to help fight Mental Health -Stigma.  NAMIWalks Northern California Region is the largest anti-stigma mental health awareness event.  Proceeds from our Team – The Circle will go to Regional Affiliates in Amador, El Dorado, Humboldt, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Solano, Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Yolo Counties.

ABOUT NAMI:

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. What started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979 has blossomed into the nation’s leading voice on mental health. Today, we are an association of hundreds of local affiliates, state organizations and volunteers who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need. NAMI relies on gifts and contributions to support our important work. – See more at: http://www.nami.org/About-NAMI

What NAMI DOES:

We Educate

Offered in thousands of communities across America through our NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates, our education programs ensure hundreds of thousands of families, individuals and educators get the support and information they need.

We advocate

NAMI shapes the national public policy landscape for people with mental illness and their families and provides grassroots volunteer leaders with the tools, resources and skills necessary to save mental health in all states.

We listen

Our toll-free NAMI HelpLine allows us to respond personally to hundreds of thousands of requests each year, providing free referral, information and support—a much-needed lifeline for many.

We lead

Public awareness events and activities, including Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), NAMIWalks and other efforts, successfully combat stigma and encourage understanding. NAMI works with reporters on a daily basis to make sure our country understands how important mental health is. – See more at

http://www.nami.org/About-NAMI

Member’s Work

Member’s 

 Post-   Stories, Poem’s, and Art

 

Jules D. Hatchett
Member  – Jules D. Hatchett
     I recommend to anyone living            with a duel mental illness   should learn which programs are available   to them by   checking    with   the mental   health department in their county.
It is a great stepping stone for one to use and implement in      ……………..   their life.  ……………..
‘ For I now, ‘each one teach one’.

Writing by  JD

Click the blue link’s  below

The Circle Of Friends IS A CONTINUOUS CYCLE OF FRIENDS by JD

Story of Jules D. Hatchett

Circle of Friends Flyer

Click link below

Circle of Friends English flyer PDF /
Final circle of friends flyer in spanish(with the new address)