NAMI Contra Costa

Mission Statement – To provide support, outreach, education and advocacy to individuals living with and families affected by mental illness.

NAMI Contra Costa is a charitable mental health non-profit organization providing outreach, education, support and advocacy to families and individuals in need of help. We have been assisting people and families affected by mental illness in Contra Costa for over 30 years. All our programs are free, so get involved today and help make a difference in your life, others’ lives, and in the local community.


NAMI CC Crab Feed 2017 Tickets Available Now!!!

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Featured Programs

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, 10-session educational program for adults with mental illness who are looking to better understand their condition and journey toward recovery. Taught by a trained team of people who’ve been there, the program includes presentations, discussion and interactive exercises.

Our next class is being offered on February 7, 2017 in Antioch. Simply contact, or leave a message with the NAMI Warm Line Answering Service at (925) 942-0767 to register. Flyer available here.

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 January 11, 2017 is available to download.  Click here to download the full size presentationClick here to download the Crash Course Flyer.

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.

The next NAMI Basics Education Program will be presented in Concord on six Saturday mornings from 9AM-Noon, starting February 25, 2017. Click here for a flyer with additional information.

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