NAMI Support Group List Just Updated

Our quarterly update of our support group list has been published. Click here to download it. For those unfamiliar with the list, this is a list of all NAMI Contra Costa and local support groups in Contra Costa County. Long time NAMI volunteer and board member Kay Derrico maintains this list. It is on two […]

NAMI Basics Class Starting February 25, 2017

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. You’ll learn the facts about mental health conditions […]

Register Today for February 7, 2017, Peer-to-Peer Class

Our sought after Peer-to-Peer recovery education course is being offered again on February 7, 2017, in Antioch. Spots can fill up fast, so we recommend register for the class today. To register, send an email to Peer-to-Peer coordinator Kristin at, or leave a message at the NAMI Warming Answering Service at 925-942-0767, and you […]

Annual NAMI Contra Costa Mixer at John Muir Concord

It’s that time of year again – time for the NAMI Contra Costa social mixer in lieu of a December Education Meeting. Come join our family of dedicated volunteers, members, participants, and NAMI and community leaders as we celebrate a successful 2016 and plan for an even better 2017. Our Executive Director Will Taylor, hot […]

General Meeting: Braining Imaging in Psychiatry

Why We Use Brain Imaging in Psychiatry: A Research Program for the future A Talk Presented by Dr. Vaibhav A. Diwadkar of Wayne State University Dr. Diwadkar’s talk will focus on an overview of imaging methods and their role in the history of psychiatry. He is a Professor of Psychiatry in the School of Medicine, […]

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

The Role of Faith and Spirituality as an Essential Mental Wellness Tool presented by Gigi Crowder, L.E., NAMI Contra Costa County FaithNet Chair, Master Mental Health and Spirituality Trainer and Chair of the Mental Health and Faith Consortium of Contra Costa County. What: a free, monthly educational presentation open to the community When: 7:00 PM, […]

Pampered Chef Fundraiser

The Pampered Chef will be holding a fundraiser to benefit NAMI in MOTION for Contra Costa County. NAMI will receive up to 25% CASH donations for every order placed and party booked! Please share our online catalog with all your friends and family: and join us for a FUN cooking class ~ food, fun, friends and an amazing […]

Come Support NAMI IN MOTION At Grant Street Pub & Pizzeria

Come Support NAMI IN MOTION At Grant Street Pub & Pizzeria 1822 Grant Street, Concord. Wednesday, September 7th 5pm-8pm PIZZA CHICKEN WINGS HAMBURGERS MOZZARELLA CHEESE STICKS WAFFLE FRIES GREAT MUSIC AND FUN!!!! 10% of sales goes to support NAMI Contra Costa.

NAMI In Motion Coming September 10, 2016 – Save the Date!

On Saturday, September 10th, 2016, NAMI Contra Costa County will be providing its first annual Mental Health Awareness Community Event, NAMI in Motion. The event will start at 8:00am at Newhall Park in Concord, CA. The purpose of this fundraising event is to provide a local day of mental health awareness to our community. There […]

New Family to Family Friend’s Support Group

Read all about a new support group for graduates of our Family-to-Family class. Click here for the flyer.