NAMI-Yolo offers a family support groups in English and Spanish open to
those who care for a family member or friend living with a mental
illness and seeking a
supportive environment for sharing information, problem-solving strategies
and empathy. A trained NAMI-Yolo family member leads these groups. Other
organizations also offer support groups that may be helpful to family
When: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Where: Collings Teen Center; 1541 Merkley Ave; West Sacramento.
email@example.com for more information
Not currently meeting due to lack of attendance but NAMI-Yolo support
coordinators will meet with individuals on an as needs basis.
Leave a message on the NAMI-Yolo Helpline at (530) 756-8181 and someone
will return your call to arrange a meeting.
Grupo Latino de NAMI-Yolo
NAMI Support Group for Families
a facilitator for dates and time:
Catalina at (530)
Parents / Caregivers of Transition-Age Youth (Ages 16-25)
sponsored by the Yolo County Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Family
This group no longer meets on a regular basis. **However**,
if you want to
talk one-on-one with someone who can provide information about issues
affecting people with mental illness between the ages of 16 and 25,
send an email
or phone the NAMI-Yolo Helpline (530-756-8181) and leave a voicemail
requesting to talk with someone who specializes in helping families with
teens and young adults with mental illness. If you don't receive a
return call, please email us.
Some of the topics that were covered by this support group included education, job skills,
treatment decisions, housing, independent living, SSI benefits, healthy
relationships, Medi-Cal vs. private insurance, medication issues,
"breaking away," advanced directives.