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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

2nd and 4th 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.

Faith-Based Peer Support Group with Grace Tabernacle Church
1st and 3rd Thursdays, 6- 7: 30pm
No Registration Required. To join click "JOIN MEETING" or use ZOOM ID: 415 822 9566
For more information or questions, please contact Alicia Jackson at Alicia@namisf.org or 415-716-2414. This faith-based group offers confidential support for mental health conditions, blending faith and conventional methods. We share experiences, offer support, and exchange coping strategies to foster hope and understanding through psychological and spiritual insights. Learn from others about local resources, community organizations, and personal coping strategies. Led by NAMI-trained volunteers with extensive personal experience coping with mental illnesses. Free and confidential support group for individuals 18+ "

For Family Members & Loved Ones:

Grupo de Apoyo Familiar/ Family Support Group -In Spanish

Nuevo horario Lunes de 7:00pm a 8:30pm / Mondays from 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Dirigido por voluntarios capacitados por NAMI con amplia experiencia personal en el tratamiento de enfermedades mentales y sus impactos en las familias y seres queridos. Los grupos brindan conocimiento y comprensión con oportunidades para que las familias y los cuidadores de personas con problemas de salud mental compartan sus experiencias. /Led by NAMI-trained volunteers with extensive personal experience treating mental illness and its impacts on families and loved ones. The groups provide knowledge and understanding with opportunities for families and caregivers of people with mental health conditions to share their experiences.

Support for Black & African American Families and Loved Ones
 

3rd Wednesdays of the Month at 6:30pm

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+

Grupo de Apoyo Para Padres de Niños con Preocupaciones de Salud Mental/ Support Group for Parents of Children with Mental Health Challenges
Cada primer jueves del mes des 6:30 - 8:00pm PT/ 6:30 - 8:00pm on the first Thursday of the month

¿Estás 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 variar 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 padres 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 preocupaciones. Este grupo está dirigido en asociación con Support for Families of Children with Disabilities.. Escribe a Aracely@namisf.org si tienes más preguntas.

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

Families and Loved Ones Support for Black, Indigenous, People of Color

3rd Monday at 5:00 - 6:30pm 

A peer-led support group for Black, Indigenous and People of Color. Individuals who have a loved one who lives with mental health issues. Together, we exchange stories, offer advice, provide support, and build hope & understanding. 

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