OMNI Celebrates it’s 8th Birthday

Interim’s OMNI program had it’s 8th birthday on Friday, December 5, 2014 with a party to celebrate!

The OMNI Resource Center is a FREE, peer and family member run mental health wellness center located at 339 Pajaro St in Salinas. There are no fees and no referral needed to attend OMNI. Call 831-754-3838 to hear a friendly voice before you stop by!

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GT_logoToday is Giving Tuesday, and you can help Interim, Inc. make a difference in the lives of adults with serious mental illness TODAY.

Giving Tuesday is a movement to create a global day of giving back, a compassionate response to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Interim is asking for your support during this 24-hour giving campaign. It’s a great way to make a difference right here in Monterey County.

Join us this year and make Giving Tuesday a new part of your family’s holiday tradition.

Donations made today, and throughout the holiday season, will be matched by 20% when you give through the Monterey Peninsula Foundation’s Charity Match to Interim, Inc.


 All donations will be secure, confidential, and tax-deductible.

Holiday Gift Drive

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Buying presents for family and loved ones is a special part of the holiday season, especially for parents and children. Many of our clients have very few resources for gift giving, so one of the ways we support them is by purchasing $25 gift cards and distributing them in early December. This gives our clients the pride of being able to select their own gifts for their children. It may sound like a small thing, but it’s not! These personally selected gifts often times help residents re-connect and bond with their children during the holiday season.

This year we expect to purchase approximately 100 gift cards valued at $25. You can support our Holiday Gift Drive by clicking on Donate Now. Enter Holiday Gift Drive in the box that says: I want my donation to be dedicated.

Help us make the holidays a happy one for our clients and their children!

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 If you would rather donate by check, donations can be sent to the address below with “Holiday Gift Drive” in the memo line.

Interim, Inc.
PO Box 3222
Monterey, CA 93942

NAMI Peer-to-Peer Educational Course – January 2015

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NAMI Monterey County will be hosting a NAMI Peer-to-Peer Educational Course, January 6, 2015-March 10, 2015 on Tuesdays from 11a.m.-1p.m. at the Pajaro Street Wellness Center, South Salinas.

The NAMI Peer-to-Peer course is a free, 10-week educational course for adults living with mental health challenges. The NAMI Peer-to-Peer course focuses on recovery in a respectful, understanding environment.

When: Every Tuesday
Dates: January 6, 2015 to March 10, 2015
Time: 11a.m.-1p.m.
Location: Pajaro Street Wellness Center, 339 Pajaro St, Salinas

The NAMI Peer-to-Peer Educational Course will cover:
• Up-to-date research on brain biology
• Symptoms
• Skills for reducing stress
• Create a personalized relapse prevention plan
• Tools to communicating with health care providers
• …and much more!

Pre-registration is required, please call (831) 375-6264 or our bilingual phone line at (831) 800-7530,
Ext. 450, or email Laura Hollien, Program Coordinator, to register or for more information.

Please feel free to distribute to others.

Click the following link for our informational flyer: Peer-to-Peer Jan 2015.

2014 Monterey County Gives! Campaign

The Monterey County Gives! Campaign kicks off today! Your donation to Interim will support MCHOME homeless outreach program to pay for motel rooms and temporary emergency housing for homeless adults with mental illness. It is a great way to stretch your donation through matching contributions.


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Monterey County Gives! is a collaboration between the Monterey County Weekly and the Community Foundation for Monterey County. The campaign supports hundreds of nonprofits in the county, including Interim.

The deadline to give to Interim through Monterey County Gives! is midnight on December 31, 2014. Any questions, call Melissa Pettitt in the Development Office 831-646-2220, ext. 301.