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
Please email the support group contact person
to confirm meeting time and location.
When: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Where: Collings Teen Center; 1541 Merkley Ave; West Sacramento.
email@example.com to confirm meeting time and location or 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.
A new support group will begin Spring 2014, meeting twice a month, Sunday
afternoons at Woodland Memorial Hospital.
Email us for details and wait list.
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.