Support Group for people with serious mental Illness
Thursdays, Noon – 1:30 PM
Cesar Chavez Plaza - Community Room
1220 Olive Drive, Davis, CA
New group beginning April 11, 2017
Tuesdays, 12:30 to 2:00 PM
Yolo County W. Sacramento Wellness Center
500-B Jefferson Blvd., West Sacramento, CA
Fridays, 10:00 to 11:30 AM
Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health Department
Bauer Bldg., Williams Room
137 N. Cottonwood St., Woodland, CA
NAMI Connection is a free, 90-minute support
group run by persons who live with mental illness for other persons who
live with mental illness. The group is led by NAMI-trained peer
facilitators who understand the daily challenges of living with a mental
illness and can offer encouragement and support.
The program USES principles of support
designed to empower its members. It focuses on allowing all
participants to share their experiences and learn from each other in a
safe and confidential environment.
Too often, mental illness is an isolating
experience, accompanied by profound anxiety. For those diagnosed with a
mental illness, talking with someone and sharing coping strategies and
insights, as well as problems and concerns, can be an important link in
the path to recovery.
- Open to all adults with mental illness,
regardless of diagnosis.
- Meets weekly for 90 minutes
- Free of charge
- Follows a flexible structure without an
- Does not recommend or endorse any
medications or other medical therapies
- All groups are confidential -
participants can share as much or as little personal information as they
There is no need to register. Participants
should feel welcome to drop by and share feelings, difficulties, or
successes. Everyone is a valued participant.
For more information, phone the NAMI
Helpline at 530-756-8181.