National Alliance on Mental Illness of San Joaquin County (NAMI)

(209) 468-3755
(209) 468-8025



National Alliance on Mental Illness of San Joaquin County (NAMI) provides personal and mutual support for families in times of crisis, including information and referral services. It assists families with coping and survival skills.

The NAMI Family Support group meets on the first Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. and first Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. and En Espanol Groupo de Apoyo Familiar on the fourth Thursday at 6:00 p.m. at 1212 North California Street, Conference Room A, off the main lobby in Stockton.

Fourth Thursday each month:
Family Support Group 6:00 p.m.
Meetings are held at:

Lodi Avenue Baptist Church
2301 West Lodi Avenue, Lodi. CA - Map
Third Monday each month.
Meetings are held:
Cross Roads Grace Community Church
1505 Moffat Blvd. Manteca, CA- Map

Michelle Moore

First Monday each month:
Family Support Group 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 2nd meeting will be held
on Sept. 9th instead.

Meetings are held at:
Healthy Connections Resource Center
35 East 10th Street, Suite B
Tracy, CA - Map

The Family-to-Family class is a 12-week course for families and friends of the mentally ill. 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.

Peer-to-Peer is a 9-week education course for consumers of mental health in the community. In addition, IOOV “In Our Own Voice” presentations are available for consumers, mental health staff and others in the community. This course is also available in Spanish.

The NAMI Provider Education Program offers 15 hours of in-service training, taught by a trained five-member team of family members, individuals living with mental illness and a mental health provider.

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 group meets the first Thursday and fourth Saturday of each month in Stockton. The group meets for 90 minutes and is open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. There are no fees.

Please see above for support group days and times. Please call first to verify meeting days and times prior to attending.
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Main Location
P.O. Box 448
Stockton, CA  95201
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