National Alliance on Mental Illness of San Joaquin County


(209) 468-3755


None. All services, classes and support groups are free.

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, in times of crisis, including information and referral services. It assists families and individuals with coping and survival skills.

The NAMI Family Support group meets on a regular basis in Stockton, Lodi, Tracy and Manteca. See below, or the website for times and locations.

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
Irene Sherman at
Phone: (209) 468-3755

Last Thursday of each month
El Concilio

445 N. San Joaquin

Last Thursday of each month


El Concilio

445 N. San Joaquin

Stockton, CA95202

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Meetings are held:
Doctors Hospital of Manteca
Main Board Room
1205 E. North Street, Manteca, CA 95336- Map

First Thursday each month:
5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
SJ County Behavioral Health
1212 N. California Street
Stockton, CA - Map
Mary Ellen Cranston at

Second Tuesday each month:
6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Meetings are held at:

Healthy Connections Resource Center
35 East 10th Street, Suite B
Tracy, CA - Map

Contact: NAMI Office

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 an 8-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 in Stockton, Lodi, Manteca and Tracy. See the website for days, times and locations. The group meets for 90 minutes and is open to all adults with mental health challenges, with or without adiagnosis. There are no fees.

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