Directing Change Program: PSA Submission Deadline is February 1, 2015

Last Year’s Ceremony

The Directing Change Student Video program is a statewide competition where high school and UC students take action against suicide and end the stigma of mental illness by creating 60-second public service announcements. Directing Change is part of statewide efforts to prevent suicide, reduce stigma and discrimination related to mental illness, and to promote the mental health and wellness of students.  The submission deadline for the 2014-2015 school year is February 1st, 2015. Visit for more details.

A total of 432 films, representing 996 students from 112 high schools and 9 University of California campus locations and 31 counties, were received during the 2013-2014 school year.  DVDs of the 2013-2014 finalists are available upon request while supplies last.  For more details, contact Lauren Hee at or 916-567-0163.  All PSAs are also available for download at

Please watch for all NAMI California education programs trainings for fiscal year 2014-2015 to be posted soon in this Weekly News Report

See also Family Programs blog for updates, news etc. 

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NAMI California Office:  916-567-0163