Mission Statement - To provide support, outreach, education and advocacy to individuals living with and families affected by mental illness.
NAMI Contra Costa is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization providing outreach, education, support and advocacy to families and individuals in need of help dealing with mental illness. 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 Contra Costa is an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. We are unique in our independence with long history of helping families/loved of those affected by mental illness along with individuals living with mental illness.
NAMI Contra Costa will continue to assist in any way we can. It is no longer mandatory to wear a mask but if you feel you need to, we have them available. Please do not show up if you have any sick symptoms. Feel free to call us.
Our groups are on Zoom (please visit our Zoom page for our listing of online groups). Also, some of our groups will start being hybrid Zoom/in-person groups. To find out if your group is going to be in-person, please contact the group leader.
Should you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 925.942.0767 or email us at email@example.com.
NAMI Contra Costa has always strived to be inclusive. One area that has always been difficult is the website. Many people have unique visual needs to that make their web viewing difficult. With the help of Accessible, we can now have the tools to make our website easier for them.
In the lower right-hand corner of your browser window, click the blue circle with the person in it. In the pop-up window, you can now choose how to change the website setting that best suits you. There are many options to choose from, including:
Held EVERY Wednesday starting from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. The Mental Health Crash Course's seminar acts as an orientation to the mental health field.
Visit the Mental Health Crash Course webiste to learn more about this unique class.
NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 8-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. Our Family to Family classes are being held in three languages: English, Mandarin and Spanish. All three classes are being held on Zoom.
For more information the class, click on the NAMI Family to Family button below. Contact infomation for each language can be found there.
NAMI Basics is a free, six-session program designed for parents and other family caregivers of children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral difficulties. Our Basics classes are being held in three languages: English, Mandarin and Spanish. Due to Covid-19, all three classes are being held on Zoom.
For more information the class, click on the NAMI Basics button below. Contact infomation for each language can be found there.
NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, 8-session educational program for adults with mental illness who are looking to better understand their condition and journey toward recovery. Our Peer to Peer classes are being held in English. Due to Covid-19, all classes are currently on hold.
For more information the class, click on the NAMI Peer to Peer button below. Contact infomation can be found there.
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Groups & Services
NAMI CC relies on volunteers to help with meetings, the office, fundraising and many other activities. If your want to volunteer, contact us today!
There has never been a fee from NAMI Contra Costa for its groups and programs. We rely on the generousity of the community to keep our doors open.
When you fill out the online form, please add your mailing address to the "Additional Note" box and we will send you a thank you note for tax purposes
Become a member of NAMI Contra Costa today. Receive our monthly newsletter, check books out from our library and get state and national memberships as well.
Remember, by joining, you not only keep our groups and services running, it's tax deductible.
For those who prefer to donate or join us via check or money order, please make it out to NAMI Contra Costa and mail it to:
When you donate or join, you help keep our groups and services running. Plus it's tax deductible.