NAMI Contra Costa

We are a charitable non-profit providing outreach, education, support and advocacy to families and individuals in need of help. Get involved with our free education and support programs and start making a difference for yourself and the local community today.

Featured Programs

The Mental Health Crash Course’s every Wednesday evening 90 minute seminar acts as an orientation to the mental health field. Located in downtown Concord’s Todos Santos Plaza, it is within five minutes walking from BART and two nearby parking garages. Click here or the image above to learn more. The latest curriculum as of November 16, 2016 is available to download. Click here to download the full size presentation or click here to download pages with room for notes.

NAMI Basics Program

NAMI Basics is a free, 6-week education program for parents and family caregivers of children and teens who are experiencing symptoms of a mental illness or whom have already been diagnosed. NAMI Basics is offered in a group setting so you can connect with other people face-to-face. Click here or the image above to learn more.

Latest from the NAMI Contra Costa Blog

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General Meeting: Braining Imaging in Psychiatry

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Why We Use Brain Imaging in Psychiatry: A Research Program for…
NAMI Contra Costa General Meeting on Spirituality

NAMI General Meeting: Role of Faith and Spirituality in Mental Illness

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The Role of Faith and Spirituality as an Essential Mental Wellness…
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Pampered Chef Fundraiser

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The Pampered Chef will be holding a fundraiser to benefit NAMI…