NAMI Santa Clara County offers support groups for people affected by mental illness, led by trained peers with lived experience. We also provide information on related support groups offered by other community organizations. NAMI Support groups are peer-led and aim to empower participants by sharing their experiences and gain support from other support group members. You will find the list of all support groups on pages 2 & 3 of our Current Resource Guide
* Please Note: Observers (e.g., media, researchers, students) are NOT PERMITTED to attend or audit any NAMI SCC class or support group as the information shared in the group are confidential.
NAMI CONNECTION is a free, peer-led support group for any adult living with the symptoms of a mental health condition. The meetings are led by nationally trained facilitators who are also living with a mental illness. This group is for individuals 18 years and older who are living with a mental health condition.
Find how to join a NAMI Connection support group HERE
NAMI FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP is a support group for family members, significant others and friends of people with mental health conditions. NAMI Santa Clara County offers family support groups in English, Spanish, Korean and Chinese. In addition, we also offer support group which both the individual diagnosed with mental health condition can attend with a family member. These groups are called Family and Peer support group.
Find the Family Support Group that best meets you needs HERE