National Alliance on Mental Illness of San Joaquin County

Signature Programs include Support Groups and Educational Classes

(209) 468-3755
(209) 982-1494

National Alliance on Mental Illness of San Joaquin County offers Programs and Support Groups for "family members" as well as for "Individuals" living with a mental health condition. There are no fees for NAMI programs and services. Membership is not required, but welcomed for those who would like to support our work.


National Alliance on Mental Illness of San Joaquin County (NAMI SJC) provides personal and mutual support for families and individuals living with a mental illness, including information and referral services. It assists families and individuals with coping and survival skills.

There are no fees for any of their support groups or classes.

Membership in NAMI is encouraged, but is not a requirement for participation.

The NAMI Family Support Group prior to COVID-19 met in person on a regular basis in Stockton, Lodi, Tracy and Manteca. At this time, they offer the Family Support Group two times per month virtually. Contact for the link to join the Support Group.

The Family-to-Family class is an 8 week course for families and friends of the someone living with mental illness. Each class is 2 1/2 hours in length. The course covers mental illness (the major mental diseases), medication, coping skills and family emotional support. This course is also available is Spanish. At this time, it is being offered virtually. Please see website for upcoming classes.

Peer-to-Peer class is an 8-week education course for consumers of mental health in the community. In addition, IOOV “In Our Own Voice” presentations are available for any group wishing to hear from two individuals who are in recovery from mental illness. This course is also available in Spanish.

The NAMI Provider Education Program offers 12 1/2 hours of in-service training, taught by a trained five-member team of family members, individuals living with mental illness and a mental health professional.

NAMI Basics is a 6-week, peer-directed education program developed specifically for parents and other family caregivers of children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness/serious emotional disturbance or who are experiencing symptoms but have not yet been diagnosed.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups normally meet in person in Stockton, Lodi, Manteca and Tracy. At this time, due to COVID-19, we meet virtually. See website for details. E-mail for the link to participate. The group meets for 90 minutes and is open to all adults with mental health challenges, with or without a diagnosis. There are no fees.

Please visit website or call for support group days and times.
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P.O. Box 448
Stockton, CA  95201
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