BIPOC SUPPORT GROUPS

People of all racial backgrounds are welcome in of our support groups. Additionally, NAMI SF has support groups for specific racial and ethnic backgrounds in different languages. Below you'll find the list of our specific groups for Black, Indigenous and People of Color Support. 

For Individuals Living with a Mental Health Condition:

Black, Indigenous, People of Color Support Group

Mondays 6:00 - 7:15 pm. PT on Zoom                                                         

Our free and confidential BIPOC support groups offers respect, understanding, encouragement and hope for BIPOC individuals (18+). All BIPOC Groups are facilitated by individuals who identify as BIPOC themselves.

Black Minds Matter (Affiliate)

Black Minds Matter is a free and confidential support group for individuals 18+ who identify as Black or African American. This group is facilitated Tamuri Richardson, a professional motivational speaker, communications consultant, coach, author and NAMI SF presenter. Email tamuri@namisf.org with any questions.

1st and 3rd Fridays , 6:00 - 7:15 pm. PT on Zoom                                                         

For Family Members & Loved Ones:

Support for Black & African American Families and Loved Ones
 

2nd Saturdays of the Month at 10:30am - 12pm

This group is for families, caregivers, and friends of individuals who identify as Black or African American living with mental health conditions. Groups provide knowledge, understanding, and an opportunity to share experiences. Led by African American NAMI trained volunteers with extensive personal experience coping with mental illnesses and the impact on families and loved ones. Free and confidential support group for individuals 18+

照顧者(家人)廣東話互助組 /Cantonese Language Family Support

-每月第四個週六 下午1點

-4th SATURDAY at 1:00 pm

專為經歷過看護精神疾病患者的照顧者,同伴互相支持.如有問題,請聯繫關戴家慈女士,電子郵箱 mabel@namisf.org

Peer led, Cantonese language group for families and caregivers. Please contact Mabel Kwan at mabel@namisf.org with any questions

Grupo de Apoyo en Español Para Familias de Niños y Adolescentes /Spanish Support Group for Families of Children and Teens (Affiliate Group)
Cada tercer lunes del mes
de 10am-12pm  PT
3rd Monday of the month
10am-12pm PT
Estas preocupado por el comportamiento de tu niño o adolescente? Las clases o  actividades sociales se le dificultan por sentirse ansioso o deprimido? Los síntomas de enfermedades mentales para niños y adolescentes pueden va riar mucho, haciéndolo difícil de identificar temprano. Las preocupaciones sobre  el estigma, medicamentos y tratamientos pueden prevenir a los padres de buscar  tratamiento para los niños o adolescentes. 
Te invitamos a que te unas a nuestro grupo de apoyo de salud mental donde pa dres y cuidadores pueden tener un lugar seguro y de bienvenida para compartir  las experiencias de cuidar a un niño o adolescente con cualquiera de estas preo cupaciones. 
Comuníquese con Olga Maldonado en omaldonado@supportforfamilies.org  si tiene más preguntas.  
Este grupo está dirigido en asociación con NAMI San Francisco. NAMI brinda  apoyo, educación y defensa para personas y familias que viven con enfermedad es mentales. 
Comuníquese en supportgroups@supportforfamilies.org si tiene más preguntas.  ​

Peer led Mental Health Support Group (in Spanish) where parents and caregivers can have a safe and welcoming space to share the experiences of caring for a child or teen with mental health challenges. This group is run in partnership with Support for Families of Children with Disabilities. 
Please contact supportgroups@supportforfamilies.org if you have any questions